On 16 June 2018, H.E. Mr. Bansarn Bunnag, the Ambassador of Thailand to Japan, appointed Mr. Cherdchai Chaivaivid, Minister, as his representative to attend the opening ceremony of the 6thThai Festival in Sendai at Koutoudai Park, Sendai City. Mrs. Kazuko Kaori, the Mayor of Sendai City, and Mr. Kenji Katagiri, the President of Thai Festival in Sendai Committee who is the main organizers of the event, Mr. Akiyoshi Kawabata, the Deputy Governor of Miyagi Prefecture, and other honorable guests also attended the opening ceremony.
On 10 June 2018, Ambassador Bansarn Bunnag attended the Tree Planting Ceremony at Fukushima Prefecture which is one of the regions affected by the major earthquake and tsunami incident in 2011. Their Majesties the Emperor and Empress of Japan presided over the ceremony and planted the trees together with the foreign delegations and prominent locals from
On 8 June 2018, Mr. Cherdchai Chaivaivid, Minister, welcomed the students of Aoyama Gakuin University and gave a lecture about Modern Thailand - Japan Diplomacy. Moreover, the Minister gave the students the opportunity to ask questions about the relations between Thailand and Japan as well as issues related to the lecture.
On 8 June 2018, H.E. Mr. Bansarn Bunnag, the Ambassador of Thailand to Japan, together with Mr. Hiroshi Oka, the Director-General of the Department of Middle East and African Affairs, Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Japan, and the Ambassador of Palestine to Tokyo, presided over the Joint Demarche in order to invite the member states of the Conference
His Majesty King Maha Vajiralongkorn conferred the Royal Decorations on the occasion of the Royal Birthday Anniversary on 28 July 2017.
On 6 June 2018, Ambassador Bansarn Bunnag invited Phra Thammabundit, the Abbot, and Phra Pornpol Pasanno, the Abbot’s Secretary of the Rama IX Kanchanapisek Temple to the Royal Thai Embassy in Tokyo. On this occasion, the Ambassador described a brief overview of the Thai-Japanese relations and invited them for a luncheon at the Royal Thai Residence.
On 6 June 2018, H.E. Mr. Bansarn Bunnag, the Ambassador of Thailand to Japan, welcomed Mr. Eiji Hagiwara, Senior Executive Officer, and the executives from Idemitsu Kosan Co., Ltd., which is Japan's major energy business operator, as they were paying a courtesy call to the Ambassador to report about the oil and gas business. In this regard, Mr. Hagiwara has informed that the company is ready to develop cooperation for energy security with Thailand in many aspects.
On 5 June 2018, Dr. Naiyaun Chi, the President of M.C.S. Steel Plc., along with the senior executives of the company paid a courtesy call to H.E. Mr. Bansarn Bunnag, the Ambassador of Thailand to Tokyo, at the Royal Thai Embassy to introduce and receive advice on investment and business expansion in Japan.
On 5 June 2018, Takahiro Sato, the Mayor of Yamagata City, and his delegation paid a courtesy call to H.E. Mr. Bansarn Bunnag, the Ambassador of Thailand to Tokyo, to report on the progress of cooperation between Yamagata City and the Judo Association of Thailand Under The Patronage of His Majesty The King which the Ambassador acted as a witness during the signing of the cooperation in November 2017 at the Yamagata Prefecture.
On 2 June 2018, H.E. Mr. Bansarn Bunnag, the Ambassador of Thailand to Tokyo presided over the opening ceremony of the 14th Thai Festival in Nagoya, held between 2-3 June 2018, at the Edion Hisaya Plaza (Hisaya-Odori Park) by Yamamori Co., Ltd., a major Thai curry manufacturer in Japan, with the support of Aichi Prefecture and