On February 1, 2019, Ambassador Bansarn Bunnag joined the delegation of H.E Mr. Somkid Jatusripitak to visit Kyoto. In the morning, the Deputy Prime Minister met with Mr. Takatoshi Nishiwaki, Governor of Kyoto Prefecture to strengthen relations with local people and businesses and he invited investors from Kyoto to expand their business in Thailand. The Deputy Prime Minister stated that Kyoto is a very important prefecture, not only because of tourism, history and culture, but it also has global technology and innovation as well as reputable companies, which meet the needs of upgrading many Thai industries. For example, the medical device industry, automation and digital. In addition, the Kyoto Governor intends to fully cooperate with Thailand either in the industry, tourism or education sectors.