... Honourable Mr. Norihisa Sakata, Governor of Akita, and had meetings with Akita Chamber of Commerce and Industry and Executives of HokutoBank, respectively. He also gave a lecture at the reception to commemorate the 1
anniversary of the establishment of the Association.... ... and expressed his hope for further enhancement of the relations, especially in areas such as people-to-people exchanges and cooperation between Thai and Akita SMEs.
... especially in trade and investment. Ambassador also encouraged Akita Prefectural Government to fully utilize the Memorandum of Cooperation between the Ministry of Industry, Kingdom of Thailand, and Akita Prefectural Government, Japan, as well as the memorandum between the Board of Investment of Thailand and HokutoBank, which were co-signed when the governor visited Thailand in October 2013.
Over 100 Akita businesspersons attended Thailand ...
... ascendance to the throne of King Maha Vajiralongkorn as well as the current political climate and the economy of Thailand, which is steady and ready for investment.
Akita is one of the prefectures of Japan that cooperates closely with Thailand. The HokutoBank is the local bank of Akita and it has the main role of enhancing relations, with support from the Governor and the Akita-Thailand Friendship Association.