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Her Excellency C.A. Chaminda I. Colonne, Ambassador & Permanent Representative of UNESCAP & Spouse, together with members of the Diplomatic Council visited the VISTEC and EECi in Rayong and Chonburi on last Thursday 22nd September 2022

Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Commerce Phumtham Wechayachai of the Kingdom of Thailand joins as Guest of Honour at Celebrations of the 76th Anniversary of Sri Lanka’s Independence at the Siam Society under the Royal Patronage in Bangkok on 09th February 2024

Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Commerce Phumtham Wechayachai of the Kingdom of Thailand joins as Guest of Honour at Celebrations of the 76th Anniversary of Sri Lanka’s Independence at the Siam Society under the Royal Patronage in Bangkok on 09th February 2024

After signing Sri Lanka – Thailand Free Trade Agreement (SLTFTA) on 3 rd February 2024 in Colombo, and making new era of Sri Lanka – Thailand bilateral relations, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Commerce Phumtham Wechayachai, joined as Guest of Honour at Celebrations of Sri Lanka’s 76th Anniversary of Independence in Bangkok held at the Siam Society under the Royal Patronage in Bangkok on 09 th February 2024 organized by the Embassy and Permanent Mission of Sri Lanka in Thailand.

Prime Minister Srettha Thavisin successfully concludes Official Visit to Sri Lanka, 3-4 February 2024

Prime Minister Srettha Thavisin successfully concludes Official Visit to Sri Lanka, 3-4 February 2024

Prime Minister Thavisin was in Sri Lanka on an invitation extended by President Ranil Wickremesinghe, to participate at the 76th Anniversary celebrations of Sri Lanka’s Independence as Guest of Honour and to witness the signing of the Sri Lanka – Thailand Free Trade Agreement (SLTFTA). In addition, both parties renewed the Air Services Agreement which was originally signed in 1950 and entered into a MoU on cooperation in the Gems and Jewellery sector. The Prime Minister was accompanied by the Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Commerce, Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs, the Permanent Secretary of Foreign Affairs and other senior dignitaries of the Thai Government and a high-level business delegation.

Her Excellency C.A. Chaminda I. Colonne, Ambassador & Permanent Representative of UNESCAP & Spouse, together with members of the Diplomatic Council visited the VISTEC and EECi in Rayong and Chonburi on last Thursday 22nd September 2022.

EEC Authorities Led Members of Diplomatic Council to Visit VISTEC and EECi

On Thursday 22 September, VISTEC and the EECi had an opportunity to welcome guests from the Diplomatic Council headed by Dato’ Steve Cheah.

The diplomatic council is a unique organization with consultative status to United Nations ECOSOC combining a global think tank, a world leading business network and a charitable foundation.

The visitors were ambassadors, charge d’affairs, counselors, attache’s, commissioners, secretaries, and diplomats of specific duties from 19 countries that have diplomatic establishments in Thailand. Diplomatic Council members came with a mission to explore and learn more about the activities of the Eastern Economic Corridor (EEC) where Vidyasirimedhi Institute of Science and Technology (VISTEC) and the Eastern Economic Corridor of Innovation (EECi) are part of the setup.

At VISTEC Auditorium, guests were greeted by Dr. Janekrishna Kanatharana, Executive Vice President of NSTDA and Executive Director of the EECi, together with Professor Dr. Pimchai Chaiyen, VISTEC Dean of Biomolecular Science and Engineering (BSE).

Dr. Janekrishna gave details on the roles of EECi in modern agriculture, biorefinery industry, modern transports, UAV sandbox, industrial transformation, and the establishment of the 3GeV 4th generation synchrotron facility for use by all, including neighboring countries. Professor Dr. Pimchai Chaiyen explained to the guests the story behind the establishment of VISTEC. She also outlined one of the works done at the BSE where deep research in molecular biology could be applied to support BCG economy of the Thailand 4.0 policy.

Visitors got an opportunity to visit VISTEC Centre of Excellence for Energy Storage Technology (CEST) where Associate Professor Dr. Montree Sawangphruk of the School of Energy Science and Engineering (ESE) guided the visitors through the facilities that produce the Li-ion batteries (VISBAT).

After having lunch at THE EnCony, Khun Aphitchaya Saisa-ard, the Deputy Director of EEC Department of Investment Promotion Strategy, led the visitors to Chonburi to learn about the Eastern Economic Corridor of Digital (EECd).

Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Commerce Phumtham Wechayachai of the Kingdom of Thailand joins as Guest of Honour at Celebrations of the 76th Anniversary of Sri Lanka’s Independence at the Siam Society under the Royal Patronage in Bangkok on 09th February 2024

Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Commerce Phumtham Wechayachai of the Kingdom of Thailand joins as Guest of Honour at Celebrations of the 76th Anniversary of Sri Lanka’s Independence at the Siam Society under the Royal Patronage in Bangkok on 09th February 2024

After signing Sri Lanka – Thailand Free Trade Agreement (SLTFTA) on 3 rd February 2024 in Colombo, and making new era of Sri Lanka – Thailand bilateral relations, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Commerce Phumtham Wechayachai, joined as Guest of Honour at Celebrations of Sri Lanka’s 76th Anniversary of Independence in Bangkok held at the Siam Society under the Royal Patronage in Bangkok on 09 th February 2024 organized by the Embassy and Permanent Mission of Sri Lanka in Thailand.

Prime Minister Srettha Thavisin successfully concludes Official Visit to Sri Lanka, 3-4 February 2024

Prime Minister Srettha Thavisin successfully concludes Official Visit to Sri Lanka, 3-4 February 2024

Prime Minister Thavisin was in Sri Lanka on an invitation extended by President Ranil Wickremesinghe, to participate at the 76th Anniversary celebrations of Sri Lanka’s Independence as Guest of Honour and to witness the signing of the Sri Lanka – Thailand Free Trade Agreement (SLTFTA). In addition, both parties renewed the Air Services Agreement which was originally signed in 1950 and entered into a MoU on cooperation in the Gems and Jewellery sector. The Prime Minister was accompanied by the Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Commerce, Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs, the Permanent Secretary of Foreign Affairs and other senior dignitaries of the Thai Government and a high-level business delegation.