On 22 February 2016, Ambassador Bansarn Bunnag attended the reception hosted by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Japan, on the occasion of the Annual Meeting of the Japanese Ambassadors in Asia and Oceania. At the reception, Ambassador took this opportunity to greet H.E. Mr. Fumio Kishida, Minister for Foreign Affairs, and H.E. Mr. Seiji Kihara, State Minister for Foreign Affairs. He also exchanged views with H.E. Mr. Shiro Sadoshima, Ambassador of Japan to Thailand, and H.E. Mr. Seiji Kojima, Former Ambassador of Japan to Thailand on how to further strengthen Thailand - Japan cooperation, especially at the level of people to people cooperation.