On 23 June 2013, the Royal Thai Embassy organized mobile consular services at Tochigi International Association. The services included passport issuance, legalization and household documents issuance, as well as counseling on living in Japan by the Thai Network in Japan (TNJ). Dr. Takashi Sawada, Japanese physician and philanthropist, also offered preliminary medical check-up service free of charge, while the Office of Labor provided advices and consultation for Thai workers in the area. Totally 110 people received the services.
Meanwhile, on 22 June 2013, the Consular Office, together with the TNJ and Dek Thai Group in Tochigi, held a joint workshop for the Thais. It provided concise information on consular services application procedures, including Q&A session for specific questions. The activity was aimed at developing understanding on consular services and building volunteers’ capability so that they can better assist the Thais living in the area.
The workshop also included a briefing on “Mother and Child”, led by Mrs. Weerin Takeda, TNJ President, to allow self-improvement and acknowledgement for Thai mothers in order to raise their children healthily.