On 21 September 2017, H.E. Kobkarn Wattanavrangkul, Minister of Sport and Tourism of Thailand attended the Japan Association of Travel Agents Tourism Expo 2017 at Tokyo Big Sight. A lot of high level executive officers of tourism organizations from around the world participated in this event.
On 21 September 2017, Ambassador Bansarn Bunnag welcomed students from M-Navi Program, Meiji University. On this occasion, the students listened to the briefing of Thailand and Thailand-Japan relations as well as the role of the Royal Thai Embassy. In addition, the Ambassador participated in Q&A about Thailand as well.
On 4 September 2017, Mr. Motoharu Inaba, Mayor of Shimotsuma City, Ibaraki Prefecture together with the delegation paid a courtesy call on H.E. Ambassador Bansarn Bunnag at the Royal Thai Embassy. On this occasion, Mayor Inaba promoted peers from Shimotsuma City and presented them to Ambassador Bansarn.
On 1 September 2017, H.E. Mr. Bansarn Bunnag, Ambassador of the Kingdom of Thailand to Japan, paid a courtesy call on Mr. Shigeki Takizaki, Director-General of the Southeast and Southwest Asian Affairs Department, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Japan. The Ambassador extended his congratulations upon Mr. Takizaki's appointment as Director-General of the Southeast and Southwest Asian Affairs Department. They discussed opportunities for further cooperation between Thailand and Japan to strengthen the friendly relations, including 2 high level visit to commemorate the 130th anniversary of the establishment of the Japan-Thailand diplomatic relations.
On 1 September 2017, H.E. Ambassador Banasarn Bunnag paid a visit to the special exhibition to commemorate the 130th anniversary of the Japan-Thailand diplomatic relations, held during 24 July - 30 November 2017, at the Diplomatic Archives, Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Japan.
On 17 August 2017, H.E. Ambassador Bansarn Bunnag attended a meeting between Team Thailand and the private sector in Japan in order to further strengthen investment between Thailand and Japan.
The private sector consisted of executive officers from Thai Airways International, Bangkok Bank, Kasikorn Bank, Property Perfect Co., Ltd. and Banpu Power (Japan) Co., Ltd. The participants agreed on the direction of investment from Thailand, which has increased due to Japan's investment promotion policy to stimulate the
On 17 August 2017, Mr. Patarut Dardarananda, Permanent Secretary of BMA( Bangkok Metropolitan Administration) and the delegation paid a courtesy call on H.E. Ambassador Bansarn Bunnag. On this occasion, they listened to the briefing of Thailand-Japan relations at the Royal Thai Embassy.
The Royal Thai Embassy held a ceremony in honor of Her Majesty Queen Sirikit in the reign of King Rama IX’s 85th birthday anniversary on 12 August 2017 at the function hall of the Royal Thai Embassy. H.E. Ambassador Bansarn Bunnag presided over the ceremony with officials of the Royal Thai Embassy, together with spouses. Many Thai people participated in this ceremony as well.
On 8 August 2017, H.E. Ambassador Bansarn Bunnag, assigned Ms. Ranida Chamchalerm, Counsellor to be the representative to make the floral contribution at the Nagasaki Hypocenter.
On the following day, 9 August 2017, the counsellor attended the 72nd annual Nagasaki Peace Memorial Ceremony held in the Nagasaki Peace Park. Prime Minister Shinzo Abe attended the annual Nagasaki Peace Memorial
During 5-6 August 2017, on behalf of H.E the Ambassador, Minister Cherdchai visited Hiroshima City to attend the Hiroshima Peace Memorial Ceremony. During the visit, Minister Cherdchai dedicated flowers at the Cenotaph for the A-bomb victims and visited the Peace Memorial Museum. He also attended the Dinner hosted by Mr. Kazumi Matsui, Mayor of Hiroshima City.