On 14 April 2017, Mr. Thanee Thongbhakdhi, Vice Permanent Secretary of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs attended a seminar about “The Challenge of Sustainable Cities: Building inclusive urban infrastructure to withstand disaster risks” at the 1st International Economic Forum on Asia held in Tokyo, Japan. The invitation was extended by the OECD Development Center (DEV).
On 11 April 2017, H.E. Ambassador Bansarn Bunnag welcomed First Lieutenant Wassamon Suvanno, an officer of the Royal Thai Army when she paid a courtesy call on the occasion of her receiving a scholarship from the Japan Foundation. First Lieutenant Wassamon received the scholarship to study
On 20 March 2017, H.E. Ambassador Bansarn Bunnag attended the “Lala Love Fashion Show” which is one program of the Tokyo Fashion Week at Shibuya Hikarie Hall B. This fashion show presented the local “Pha Khao Ma” through international dress which was designed by Ms. Linda Charoenlab, Thai famous designer.
On 11 March 2017, Mme. Yupadee Bunnag received a cheque of 300,000 yen from Asia-Pacific Ladies Friendship Society (ALFS) which is a donation from the Natural Disaster Relief Fund of the ALFS. On this occasion, Mrs. Sineenat Innak, spouse of the Surat Thani Governor as well as the President of Surat Thani Provincial Red Cross Chapter
On 3 March 2017, H.E. Ambassador Bansarn Bunnag met with Mr. Tsuneo Kita, Chairman & Group CEO of Nikkei Inc. at the headquarters of Nikkei Inc. in Tokyo.
On 23 February 2017 H.E. Ambassador Bansarn Bunnag and H.E. Dr. Piyasakol Sakolsatayadorn, Minister of Public Health of Thailand, paid a courtesy call on H.E. Mr. Yasuhisa Shiozaki, Minister of Health, Labour and Welfare of Japan during his visit between 22-25 February 2017.
On 16 February 2017, H.E. Ambassador Bansarn Bunnag was invited by Mr. Norihiko Fukuda, Mayor of Kawasaki and Mr. Osamitsu Yamada, Chairman of the Kawasaki Chamber of Commerce and Industry to attend the opening ceremony of the Kawasaki International Eco-Tech Fair 2017 held on 16-17 February 2017 at Todoroki Arena, Kanagawa prefecture. There were 240 booths from Japan and other countries participating in the fair.
On 14 February 2017, Mr. Katsuhiko Kurata, Director of the Japan Global Communication Center paid a courtesy call on H.E. Ambassador Bansarn Bunnag. Both sides exchanged views and opinions on holding a Sumo tournament in Thailand
On 10 February 2017, H.E. Ambassador Bansarn Bunnag and Madame, attended the opening ceremony of the Japan Grand Prix International Orchid Festival 2017, which is held annually under the patronage of Her Imperial Highness, Princess Takamado at the Tokyo Dome.
On 10 February 2017, Ms. Shinako Tsuchiya, Member of the House of Representatives of Saitama paid a courtesy call on H.E. Ambassador Bansarn Bunnag at the Royal Thai Embassy. On this occasion, both sides exchanged views and opinions on the cooperation between Thailand - Saitama and Saitama - ASEAN.