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.
On 3 August 2017, Mr. Cherdchai Chaivaivid, Minsiter welcomed Mr. Pongsa Saenjaingam, Director of ICIT and the delegation of e-Business Best Value Awards 2017 program at the hall of the Royal Thai Embassy.
On 3 August 2017, H.E. Ambassador Bansarn Bunnag, welcomed the 25 students from the Children’s International Festa program, which was held by SOMOS International School at the Royal Thai Embassy. On this occasion, the embassy staff gave a briefing about Thailand, Thai culture as well as Japan – Thailand relations.
On 3 August 2017, H.E. Ambassador Bansarn Bunnag, attended the 282nd ASEAN Committee Meeting in Tokyo (ACT), which was held by Vietnam. On this occasion, the ASEAN Ambassadors exchanged views and opinions on the current political problems in Japan and international issues such as the South China Sea and North Korea.
On 31July 2017, Japan-Thailand Association (JTA) and the Royal Thai Embassy jointly organized the annual Evening Cool Party at Gofukubashi Club, Tokyo to enhance the cooperation between the members of JTA, who have connection with Thailand and the officials of the Embassy. H.E. Ambassador Bansarn Bunnag and Mr. Teisuke Kitayama, Chairman of JTA gave the opening remarks including Mr. Fumio Shimizu, Deputy Director-General, Asian and Oceanian Affairs Bureau, Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Japan proposed the opening toast. A lot of people participated in this event.
On 22 July 2017, Ms. Dheerangkun Uchino, First Secretary, delivered a lecture titled the 130th anniversary of the diplomatic relations between Thailand and Japan. The talk event was organised as part of the “Thai Month” activities currently held at the JICA Global Plaza. As many as 50 Japanese people attended the lecture, during which Ms. Dheerangkun explained about the Thailand-Japan relations from many aspects including political, economic and people-to-people exchanges, followed by an active Q&A session.
On 20 July 2017, Ms. Yasuko Nakai, Japanese professor from Chulalongkorn University, paid a courtesy call on H.E. Ambassador Bansarn Bunnag to introduce and discuss her plans for a project to celebrate the 130th year anniversary of established diplomatic relations between Thailand and Japan.