On 8 December 2021, Mr. SATO Seiji, a new Chairman of the Planning Committee of Japan-Thailand Business Forum (JTBF), paid a courtesy call on H.E.Mr. Singtong Lapisatepun, Ambassador of Thailand to Japan, to introduce a new team of the Planning Committee. Mr. KOYAMA Mitsutoshi, former Chairman who served for 20 years, also joined the delegation. On this occasion, the Ambassador expressed his gratitude towards Mr. KOYAMA and JTBF for working closely with the Embassy for years to strengthen economic relations between Thailand and Japan. Mr. SATO also showed his strong determination to continue the relevance of JTBF, as Friend of Thailand, in enhancing collaborative friendship between the two countries.