President of the Yamagata - Thailand Friendship Association paid a courtesy call on the Ambassador
On 23 January 2020, Mr. Hiroji Sagae, President of the Yamagata - Thailand Friendship Association, paid a courtesy call on Ambassador Singtong Lapisatepun on the occasion of the New Year and delivered the Keio Sakura of the Higashine City, Yamagata Prefecture, which specially blooms in winter to the Ambassador. The Ambassador reassure the importance of the Yamagata-Thailand Friendship Association, which has greatly strengthened the relations between Thailand - Japan.
In addition, the Yamagata - Thailand Friendship Association was established on 5 November 2018. Currently, there are 220 juristic members and 24 persons. The association has organized various activities to tie the bilateral relations such as planting cherry blossoms in Chiang Mai in February 2019, and the Shonai Bank (one of the founders of the Yamagata -Thailand Friendship Association) gave cooperation for shooting location to Thai TV drama “Dang Duang Haruethai” in Yamagata prefecture etc.
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