On 30 October 2013, Ambassador Thanatip Upatising attended TRY! THAI SELECT promotion event at Mango Tree Restaurant, Tokyo, where he gave an opening speech.
TRY! THAI SELECT is co-established by Thai Trade Center in Osaka, together with Office of Commercial Affairs in Tokyo, Thai Trade Center in Fukuoka and Office of Thai Trade Representative in Hiroshima, in order to promote 100 “Thai Select” restaurants (91 restaurants participating) throughout Japan. It is expected that the project will lead to bigger number of customers dining at “Thai Select” restaurants across the country and recognition of Thai Select sign among the Japanese.