On 4 August, 2022, H.E. Mr. Singtong Lapisatepun, Ambassador of Thailand to Japan, and his delegation paid a courtesy call on Mr. SATAKE Norihisa, Governor of Akita Prefecture, at the Akita Prefectural Government office. This was part of the Ambassador’s visit to Akita Prefecture to promote local-to-local cooperation in various areas such as trade and investment, sports, cultural exchange, education, and tourism.
On this occasion, the Ambassador introduced to the Governor the representatives of Thai companies investing in the Japanese energy sector who joined the delegation to learn about wind energy development in Akita. Akita Prefecture is a leader in renewable energy in Japan. Note that Renewable energy is in line with Thailand's Bio-Circular-Green (BCG) economic policy.