BANGKOK, 27 March 2012 – Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra is satisfied with the result of the business negotiation with South Korean business people as they have expressed their wishes to increase investments in Thailand.
Ms. Yingluck said her recent visit to South Korea was to promote investments in Thailand and raise confidence in the Thai government’s flood prevention plan. She added that several South Korean firms had expressed their interest in expanding their businesses in Thailand and she had informed them of additional investment opportunities available at present.
The premier concluded that the business seminar, in which she was a speaker, was more successful than expected as it was attended by a large number of South Korean investors.
Speaking of her bilateral discussion with New Zealand Prime Minister John Key, Prime Minister Yingluck said she had a chance to express her gratitude towards the New Zealand government for helping Thailand through the flood crisis last year. She also talked about Thailand’s water management plan and invited her New Zealand counterpart to participate in the World Economic Forum on East Asia, to be hosted by Thailand during May 30June 1 this year.
(NNT : NUPPOL SUVANSOMBUT)