The EU is an active member of the ASEAN Regional Forum (ARF).
Is Asia in the EU?
Asia is the world’s largest and most populous continent and is of great geostrategic importance to the EU, with three strategic partners in East Asia: China, Japan and the Republic of Korea.
What first drew European countries to Southeast Asia?
In the 18th century, the British, who became increasingly engaged in Southeast Asia over their interests in India, gained control of it from the Dutch. Portugal was the first European power to establish a bridgehead in maritime Southeast Asia with the conquest of the Sultanate of Malacca in 1511.
Is Pakistan a member of ASEAN?
As of 2010, the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) has 10 member states, one candidate member state, and one observer state.
ASEAN Regional Forum.
|Country||Pakistan Islamic Republic of Pakistan|
|Currency||Pakistani rupee (PKR; ₨)|
|Official languages||Urdu and English|
What separates Asia from Africa?
The Isthmus of Suez unites Asia with Africa, and it is generally agreed that the Suez Canal forms the border between them.