On 12 February 2021, H.E. Mr. Singtong Lapisatepun, Ambassador of Thailand, welcomed H.E. Mr. Sanjay Kumar Verma, Ambassador of the Republic of India to Japan at the Royal Thai Embassy. Both sides exchanged views on bilateral relations between Thailand and India and between India and Japan as well as other issues of mutual interest including regional cooperation. Ambassador Singtong also took this opportunity to express condolences on the recent glacier burst and flooding in Uttarakhan of India.
On 12 February 2021, Mr. CHIYO Koichi, Deputy Director-General for World Expo 2025, Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry (METI) paid a courtesy call on H.E. Mr. Singtong Lapisatepun, Ambassador of Thailand.
On 5 February 2021, H.E. Mr. Singtong Lapisatepun, Ambassador of Thailand, exchanged views with Mr. YASUNAGA Tatsuo, President & CEO of Mitsui & Co., Mr. KATO Takeo, President & CEO of Mitsui & Co.(Thailand) and his management team
On 29 January 2021, H.E. Mr. Singtong Lapisatepun, Ambassador of Thailand, exchanged views with Mr. KUWATA Hajime, President of Japan - Thailand Economic Cooperation Society (JTECS) and his management team on the collaboration between Thailand and JTECS, particularly the “Smart Monodzukuri project”.
On 28 January 2021,H.E. Mr. Singtong Lapisatepun, Ambassador of Thailand joined the Ambassadors of ASEAN Countries in Japan in the “Handing over Ceremony of the ASEAN Committee in Tokyo (ACT) Chairmanship”through online platform.During the event, H.E. USoe Han, Ambassador of Myanmar as the outgoing ACT Chair, symbolically handed over the gavel to H.E. Mr. Jose C. Laurel V, Ambassador of the Philippines who will be the new ACT Chair during January-June 2021. Note that the term of ACT Chairmanship is 6 months and rotated among the ASEAN Embassies in Japan.
On 24 January 2021, Ambassador Singtong Lapisatepun attended the New Year Grand Sumo Tournament 2021 at Tokyo’s Ryogoku Kokugikan and presented the Thailand-Japan Friendship Trophy to Sumo Champion Daieisho, the first Sumo wrestler from Saitama prefecture who ever won the highest division of Grand Sumo Tournament.
On 22 January 2021, H.E. Mr.SingtongLapisatepun, Ambassador of Thailand to Japan, and Group Captain Tanasak Boonthanom, Air Attache, attended the United Nations Command-Rear (UNCR) Change of Command Ceremony at the Yokota Air Base as Thailand is a member of United Nations Command. On this occasion, Ambassador Singtong congratulated Group Captain Lyle Holt, Royal Australian Air Force, on his assumption as the Commander of UNCR with a 3-year term of office.
On 21 January 2021, Ambassador Singtong Lapisatepun had an interview with Mr. Hiroshi SAWABE, Executive Director, and Ms. MATSUOKA Maya, Manager, Office of International Tourism, Japan Association of Travel Agents (JATA) regarding the future of Thailand’s tourism industry.
On 16 December 2020, Ambassadors of ASEAN countries, including H.E. Mr. Singtong Lapisatepun, Ambassador of Thailand, exchanged views with H.E. Mr. MOTEGI Toshimitsu, Minister for Foreign Affairs of Japan, at Iikura Guest House with the participation of State Minister for Foreign Affairs of Japan, Parliamentary Vice-Minister for Foreign Affairs of Japan and relevant executives of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Japan.