On 30 May 2016, H.E. Dr. Somkid Jatusripitak, Deputy Prime Minister had a luncheon meeting with Mr. Yoshihide Suga, Chief Cabinet Secretary along with Mr. Hiroto Izumi, Special Advisor to the Prime Minister of ... ... General of the Southeast and Southwest Asian Affairs Department. The purpose of the meeting was to discuss the outcome of the bilateral meeting in November 2015.
... Regional Programme begins in Tokyo. It will focus on cooperation to promote inclusive development in Southeast Asia. Deputy Foreign Minister Virasakdi Futrakul leads the Thai delegation to attend the conference. In addition, Deputy Foreign Minister had a bilateral meeting with Mr. Hyun Cho, Vice Foreign Minister of Republic of Korea, on cooperation under OECD SEARP since both Thailand and ROK are assuming co-Chairmanship of this SEARP.