On 27 October 2021, H.E. Mr. Singtong Lapisatepun, Ambassador of Thailand to Japan, met with Mr. FUKUDA Yutaka, Director of the UenoZoo, Tokyo, to express gratitude for taking good care of Thai elephants and visited two Thai elephants, Uthai and Arun, at UenoZoo.
31 October 2021marks the first birthday anniversary of Arun, a Thai elephant born from Arthit and Uthai. The Embassy brought ...
... contributing to the strengthening relations between Thailand and Japan throughout his life. The Embassy will also continue to work closely with the Ueno Zoological Gardens to take good care of elephant “Uthai”.
OISCA started its development activities in Thailand in 1975. One of its main projects was reforestation in Surin Province in the Northeastern part of Thailand. In order to show gratitude to OISCA and Japan’s efforts, Surin Province presented UenoZoo with two elephants, “Athit” and “Uthai”, in 2002 as a symbol of friendship between Thailand and Japan, so as to celebrate the birth of Her Royal Highness Princess Aiko as well as to mark the 20
Anniversary of OISCA’s project in ...
... Urawat Sukseangdow, Minister-Counsellor, together with the Embassy’s staff.
The students learned about Thai history, Thai tradition and culture. They also had an opportunity to learn more about a Thai baby elephant which was recently born at the UenoZoo in Tokyo. The Embassy was impressed that the students took notes about Thailand and made efforts to write Thai alphabets by themselves.