On 17 October 2023, Ms. Prangtip Kanchanahattakij, Chargé d'Affaires a.i. of the Royal Thai Embassy in Tokyo, welcomed Mr. Worayan Bunnarat, Governor of Mukdahan Province and his delegation. Both sides discussed Mukdahan Province’s cooperation project with a Japanese specialist team to promote the green economy in the northeastern region of Thailand. This project is aimed at making Mukdahan Province a production base for bio-degradable plastics made from cassava and snow lotus.
On this occasion, Charge d'Affaires expressed her viewed that this project is in line with Thailand’s BCG economy model and made suggestions for future discussions between Mukdahan Province and the Japanese side and funding.