On July 11, 2016, H.E. Mr. Bansarn Bunnag, Ambassador of Thailand to Japan and Chairman of the ASEAN Committee in Tokyo met with Mr. Masao Kawai, Policy Advisor to the Mayor of Nikko as well as former Ambassador of Japan to Brunei Darussalam. Both exchanged views and opinions on how to strengthen cooperation between Nikko, which is a historical city with a lot of tourist attractions and ASEAN countries. Mr. Kawai asked for cooperation from the Ambassador in inviting ASEAN Ambassadors in Japan and their spouses to visit Nikko and also long-term corporation, which H.E. Ambassador Bansarn gladly accepted. When the Ambassador visits Nikko, he will take a performance of art and culture, including Thai and ASEAN food to promote to the people of Nikko.