On 20 July 2018, Deputy Prime Minister Somkid Jatusripitak delivered a speech during the investment promotion seminar “Thailand Taking Off to New Heights” which the Board of Investment organized at Nagoya, Aichi Prefecture. There were more than 700 participants from various sectors of Japan.
On 18 – 19 July 2018, Ambassador Bansarn Bunnag accompanied the delegation of Deputy Prime Minister Somkid Jatusripitak to visit Mie Prefecture in order to strengthen the cooperation between Thailand and Japanese locals. Mie Prefecture arranged cooperative frameworks with Thai organizations including the BOI and the Ministry of Industry to promote economic cooperation.
The 4th Thailand – Japan High Level Joint Commission was held on 18 July 2018 at Tokyo, with H.E. Mr. Yoshihide Suga, Chief Cabinet Secretary of Japan, together with H.E. Mr. Somkid Jatusripitak, Deputy Prime Minister of Thailand, presided over the discussion regarding the comprehensive economic strategic cooperation in every aspect.
On 16 July 2018, Mrs. Dheerangkun Uchino, First Secretary, was invited by Hitotsubashi University to give a lecture regarding the role of the Royal Thai Embassy and the relations between Thailand and Japan, to the students from the Global Leaders Program of the Faculty of Law, Hitotsubashi University. After the lecture, there was also the opportunity for exchanging views on many issues with the students.
On 14 July 2018, H.E. Mr. Bansarn Bunnag, the Ambassador of Thailand to Japan, presided over the secular side of the ordination of lay followers at Wat Paknam Japan in Chiba Prefecture, in order to earn merit on the occasion of His Majesty King Maha Vajiralongkorn Bodindradebayavarangkun’sRoyal Birthday. The Ambassador also met with the Thai people who attended the ceremony.
On 13 July 2018, the Royal Thai Embassy received a package from a child protection center in Japan with well-wishing messages and a thousand paper crane inside, which the children in the center desired to sent them as an encouragement for the Thai youth soccer team who were trapped in Tham Luang Nang Non cave in Chiang Rai. The Embassy was honored and extremely grateful to be the representative to receive this special gift and will sent the gift to the children at Chiang Rai as soon as possible.
On 12 July 2018, H.E. Mr. Bansarn Bunnag, the Ambassador of Thailand to Japan, hosted the farewell dinner in the honor ofH.E. Ms. Chea Kimtha, the Ambassador of Cambodia to Japan , at the Thai Residence, on the occasion of the termination of her term in Japan, with the ambassadors of ASEAN and their spouses also attending.
On 11 July 2018, Mrs. Dheerangkun Uchino, First Secretary, attended and gave a lecture during a seminar about Thailand at Seijo University, as invited by Mr. Uchida Mahito, a professor of the Faculty of Social Innovation. There were presentations by the students
On 10 July 2018, H.E. Mr. Bansarn Bunnag, the Ambassador of Thailand to Japan, was invited to attend the annual general meeting of the Saitama-Thailand Friendship Association and gave a lecture on the development of Thailand’s economics and politics. There were approximately 60 members of the association attending, including politicians, entrepreneurs, and civilians.
On 10 July 2018, 17 students from the Faculty of International Politics and Law of Hosei University visited the Royal Thai Embassy with Mrs. Dheerangkun Uchino, First Secretary, welcoming and giving a lecture on the Eastern Economic Corridor (EEC) under the