BANGKOK, 15 April 2012 Foreign Minister Surapong Tovichakchaikul disclosed that he will accompany Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra on her official visit to the People’s Republic of China during April 17-20.
The visit is aimed at strengthening bilateral ties and deepening Thai-Chinese strategic partnership. Discussions are expected to cover cooperation in various fields of development, for example, high-speed rail project, water management, renewable energy, human resources, education and cultures.
This visit is also expected to enhance cooperation between the two countries under the ASEAN and greater Mekong sub-regional frameworks.
Additionally, the two nations are scheduled to sign a number of cooperation pacts concerning Thai-Chinese strategic partnership (2012-2016), expansion of comprehensive economic and trade cooperation, education, agriculture, rail system, water management and flood prevention.
The Thai government will take this opportunity to follow up on the progress of bilateral cooperation in several aspects and to create new economic, trade and investment opportunities in China.
(NNT : Supaporn Carusarnpisit)