On 20 April 2017, H.E. Ambassador Bansarn Bunnag attended the founding ceremony ofthe MinebeaMitsumi Co., Ltd. The company is a merger of Minebea Co., Ltd. and Mitsumi Co., Ltd. The ceremony was held at the Imperial Hotel, Tokyo and the invitation was extended by Mr. Yoshihisa Kainuma, President and CEO of the company. More than 1,000 attendees joined the event.
The merger is aimed at increasing the efficiency of the business as a combined endeavor. Minebea specialized in the manufacture ofprecision mechanical parts, while Mitsumi specialized in electronic parts.
On 18 April 2017, the Royal Thai Embassy arranged for Mr. NattapongLathapipat, Minister Counsellor and Mr. SittikornChantadaensuwan, Consulate to pay a courtesy call on the Mayor of Hachioji City, Tokyo to discuss the rebuilding
On 18 April 2017, the delegation of the Southern Border Provinces Administrative Center led by Mr. PrasitChumueng, Vice Secretary-General of the Southern Border Provinces Administrative Center, paid a courtesy call on H.E. Ambassador Bansarn Bunnag at the
Royal Thai Embassy in Tokyo to discuss their current activities and cooperation between the Royal Thai Embassy and the Southern Border Provinces Administrative Center.
On 18 April 2017, Mr. Atsushi Shimada, the president of the Japan Association of Thailand paid a courtesy call on H.E. Ambassador Bansarn Bunnag at the Royal Thai Embassy in Tokyo in order to introduce himself and explain the activities of the Japan Association of Thailand. Both sides agreed to cooperate and to hold events
On 14 April 2017, Mr. Thanee Thongbhakdhi, Vice Permanent Secretary of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs attended a seminar about “The Challenge of Sustainable Cities: Building inclusive urban infrastructure to withstand disaster risks” at the 1st International Economic Forum on Asia held in Tokyo, Japan. The invitation was extended by the OECD Development Center (DEV).
On 11 April 2017, H.E. Ambassador Bansarn Bunnag welcomed First Lieutenant Wassamon Suvanto, an officer of the Royal Thai Army when she paid a courtesy call on the occasion of her receiving a scholarship from the Japan Foundation. First Lieutenant Wassamon received the scholarship to study
On 20 March 2017, H.E. Ambassador Bansarn Bunnag attended the “Lala Love Fashion Show” which is one program of the Tokyo Fashion Week at Shibuya Hikarie Hall B. This fashion show presented the local “Pha Khao Ma” through international dress which was designed by Ms. Linda Charoenlab, Thai famous designer.
On 11 March 2017, Mme. Yupadee Bunnag received a cheque of 300,000 yen from Asia-Pacific Ladies Friendship Society (ALFS) which is a donation from the Natural Disaster Relief Fund of the ALFS. On this occasion, Mrs. Sineenat Innak, spouse of the Surat Thani Governor as well as the President of Surat Thani Provincial Red Cross Chapter
On 3 March 2017, H.E. Ambassador Bansarn Bunnag met with Mr. Tsuneo Kita, Chairman & Group CEO of Nikkei Inc. at the headquarters of Nikkei Inc. in Tokyo.
On 23 February 2017 H.E. Ambassador Bansarn Bunnag and H.E. Dr. Piyasakol Sakolsatayadorn, Minister of Public Health of Thailand, paid a courtesy call on H.E. Mr. Yasuhisa Shiozaki, Minister of Health, Labour and Welfare of Japan during his visit between 22-25 February 2017.