... of Japan Foundation as well as former Ambassador of Japan to Thailand.
February 2016, H.E. Ambassador Bansarn Bunnag met with Mr. Hiroaki Fujii, Chairman of Mori Arts Center and Advisor of Japan Foundation as well as former Ambassador of Japan to Thailand. Topics discussed includes, economics and trading, and also influencing business investments from Japan investors to Thailand.
... cooperation between the Royal Thai Embassy and the two associations which would be an efficient tool to further strengthen then overall bilateral relations, especially in terms of trade, investment, society and culture. They also exchanged views on current economic and political situation in Thailand and Japan.
... Chatchai Sarikulya, Minister of Commerce of Thailand, led a group of high-ranking officials to visit Japan from 3 - 6 June 2015. The purpose of the visit is to discuss potential cooperation on trade and investment with high-ranking officials of relevant Japanese authorities.Upon his visit, the Thai ambassador called for the 5th Team Thailand in Tokyo Meeting to receive the Governments administrative policy from the Minister as well as to discuss bilateral issues focusing on economic aspect. Dinner in honour of the Minister of Commerce and his delegation was held afterwards at the ambassadors residence.
On 14 September 2015, Mr. Eikei Suzuki, Mie Governor and officials from Mie prefecture paid a courtesy call on H.E. Mr. Sihasak Phuangketkeow, the Ambassador from Thailand to Japan at the Royal Thai Residence. On this occasion, Mr. Suzuki, Mie Governor talked with the Ambassador about his plan to visit Thailand in this coming November to sign a MOU (Memorandum of Understanding) for the economic cooperation between Mie prefecture and Ministry of Industry of Thailand. In addition, he also mentioned the promotion activities for 2016 G7 summit in Ise-Shima, Mie prefecture in May, 2016.
On 8 September 2015, Ambassador Sihasak Phuangketkeow visited Kanagawa Prefecture according to the invitation from Japan-Thailand Goodwill Federation in Kanagawa prefecture. The Ambassador gave a briefing about the relationship between Thailand and Japan, including political and economic situation in Thailand.
On this occasion, the Ambassador met with Mr. Yuji Kuroiwa, Kanagawa Governor, Mr. Ryusuke Doi , Chairperson of the Kanagawa Prefectural Assembly and Mr. Hideshi Suzuki, Vice –Chairperson of the Kanagawa Prefectural ...
... Deputy Permanent Secretary of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, delegations for discussion with Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA), led by Mr. Nopadol Gunavibool, Deputy Permanent Secretary of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, and delegations of Japan-Thailand Economic Partnership Agreement discussing on the Sub-Committee on Rules of Origin with Japan private sector.
... (Telecommunication and Broadcasting Management and Real Estate Management) visited the Royal Thai Embassy, Tokyo. They were greeted by Mr. Bhakavat Tanskul, Deputy Chief of Mission and briefed on the current state of bilateral relations between Thailand and Japan, as well as the economic situation and policies of Japan.
Vice-Minister Ishiguro pointed out that there are many Japanese firms investing in and using Thailand as the hub to expand their business into other ASEAN countries. Ambassador showed gratitude on this and mentioned that Thailand resembles the second home to Japanese firms. Both sides agreed to closely work together to strengthen economic and business relations of the two countries.
On 21 – 22 May 2015, Mom Rajawongse Pridiyathorn Devakula visited Tokyo to attend Nikkei’s 21st International Conference on the Future of Asia at Imperial Hotel. On 22 May 2015, he delivered a speech on Thailand’s economic vision and its role in ASEAN community.
In a meeting with Prime Minister Shinzo Abe on 21 May 2015, the Deputy Prime Minister emphasized on the current cooperation between Thailand and Japan such as on high-speed railway development in Thailand and Dawei Port Project in southern Myanmar.
On the occasion, the Deputy Prime Minister also observed the productions of purple line trains at Japan Transport Engineering Company.
... Nanglae pineapples in their booth. This pineapple is developed by Associate Professor Dr. Pittaya Sruamsiri of Faculty of Agriculture, Chiang Mai University, who is responsible for the project of development of Thai fresh pineapple for export under the Japan - Thailand Economic Partnership Agreement (JTEPA).