Thai Prime Minister Attends ASEAN-Japan Commemorative Summit, Set to Foster Bilateral Relations


At 9:00 AM, on December 14th, 2023, Mr. Srettha Thavisin, the Thai Prime Minister, and other government officials departed to Japan for the ASEAN–Japan Commemorative Summit for the 50th Year of ASEAN-Japan Friendship and Cooperation, Tokyo, Japan.

The Summit will discuss ways forward in advancing the ASEAN-Japan comprehensive strategic partnership and chart the future direction of ASEAN-Japan cooperation on 14 to 18 December 2023.

During the visit, the Thai Prime Minister will also have several additional important engagements, including a royal audience with the Emperor and Empress of Japan, and a bilateral meeting with the Prime Minister of Japan.

Furthermore, the Thai Prime Minister will have discussions with high-level officials from Japanese government agencies and one-on-one meetings with executives of Japanese companies in the electric automotive industry and other target industries.

The Thai government officials will deliver keynote speeches at the Thailand–Japan investment forum, organized by the Board of Investment of Thailand, to further promote investment between the two countries.

This commemorative summit is being held during Thailand’s tenure and discharge of a role as country coordinator for ASEAN-Japan dialogue relations (2021-2024). 

Thailand has played a key role in coordinating and promoting new areas of cooperation amidst several common challenges, as well as encouraging Japan’s enhanced engagement in the sustainable economic development of Thailand and the region.

The preceding is a press release from the Thai Ministry of Foreign Affairs.

Kittisak Phalaharn
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