On 17 January 2017, Mr. Shinju Yamaguchi, Mayor of Kasama city, Ibaraki Prefecture paid a courtesy call on H.E. Ambassador Bansarn Bunnag at the Royal Thai Embassy. Both sides exchanged views and opinions on the cooperation for 130th Anniversary of Japan-Thailand Diplomatic Relations.
On 13 January 2017, Mr. Baworn Sattayawuthiphong, Minister Counsellor (Industrial) was the representative of the Royal Thai Embassy to witness the signing of the sales agreement for alternative energy business between Dr. Sumet Suttapukti, Chairman & CEO of Inter Far East Wind International Co., Ltd and Mr. Shigeru Fukuhara, Director, Member of the Board, the Furukawa Battery Co., Ltd. (FB Battery) at the head office of FB Co., Ltd. in Yokohama City, Kanagawa Prefecture.
On 12 January 2017, officers from the Nenbutsu Buddhist Sect of Japan, Kobe city, Hyogo Prefecture paid a courtesy call on H.E. Ambassador Bansarn Bunnag. On this occasion, both sides exchanged views and opinions on organizing the Buddhist merit making ceremony held on the 100th day of the passing of His Majesty King Bhumibol Adulyadej
On 11 January 2017, students from Kojimachi Gakuen junior high school visited the Royal Thai Embassy and were welcomed by Miss Ranida Chamchalerm, Counsellor. The students visited the embassy in order to learn about international relations of Japan and other neighboring countries. On this occasion, the embassy staff
On 10 January 2017, H.E. Ambassador Bansarn Bunnag led a delegation to visit Akita Prefecture at the invitation of Mr. Tadanari Ishii, Chairman of the Akita-Thailand Friendship Association in order to attend the Inaugural General Meeting at the Castle Hotel, Akita Prefecture.
On 27 December 2016, H.E. Ambassador Bansarn Bunnag presided over the 278th Meeting of the ASEAN Committee in Tokyo (ACT) at the Royal Thai Embassy. The Ambassadors of ASEAN and representatives from 10 countries attended this meeting in order to continue to enhance the role and raise awareness of ASEAN in Japan.
On 7 December 2016, H.E. Ambassador Bansarn Bunnag attended a lecture given by Tama Art University. The students who went for a study trip to Thailand for 2 weeks, created artworks that were inspired by Thai art and culture. On this occasion, the Ambassador gave a homily and expressed his appreciation to the students that they could create these beautiful contemporary art works.
On 7December 2016, H.E. Mr. Yukio Hatoyama, Former Prime Minister of Japan met with H.E. Ambassador Bansarn Bunnag to report the outcome of his visit to Thailand for the Horasis Asia Meeting, that washeld between 27-28 November 2016. The Horasis Asia Meeting is aworld economic forum,
On 7 Decemeber 2016, the Royal Thai Embassy held a “Dhamma Discourse” Dhamma Talk by Ajahn Jayasaro of Bahn Boon, Rai Thawsi, Nakhon Ratchasima province. Team Thailand officials together with their families about 50 people participated in this event.