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Director-General of the Community Development Department welcomed the Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Sri Lanka to Thailand and delegation to discuss and support Thai OTOP community products to reach international level

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.

Director-General of the Community Development Department welcomed the Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Sri Lanka to Thailand and delegation to discuss and support Thai OTOP community products to reach international level
7 June 2022 at 13:30

Director-General of the Community Development Department, Mr. Somkid Chanthamarik, together with Asst. Prof. Dr. Sasithon Chanthamarik, Chairman of the Community Development Housewives Club in welcoming H.E. Mrs. Colonne Appuhamillage Chaminda Inoka Colonne, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka to Thailand and Mrs. Vireshika Bandara, First Secretary (Commercial) attended a briefing on the implementation of the One Village, One Product project in Thailand and paid a visit to encourage entrepreneurs at the OTOP Midyear 2022 event with Mr. Panlop Tanjariyaporn, Director of the International Affairs Division and staff also attended the meeting at the Challenger Hall Impact, Muang Thong Thani, Pak Kret District, Nonthaburi Province.

Mr. Somkid Chantamarik, Director-General of the Department of Community Development, said it was a great pleasure to have H.E. Mrs .colonne Appuhamillage Chaminda Inoka Colonne, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka in Thailand, and delegation on the discussion to propel One Village, One Product (OTOP) Project. This is considered as an important mission of the Department and is a crucial mechanism for promoting the development of the country’s economic base. In this regard, there was a briefing on the implementation of the One Village, One Product (OTOP) Project, consisting of Background of the project, policies, concepts, objectives, registration of entrepreneurs and community products, product sales, marketing promotion and success factors and relevant partners of this project.

H.E. Mrs. Colonne Appuhamillage Chaminda Inoka Colonne, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka to Thailand expressed congratulation on the meeting to the Director General of the Department of Community Development and the President of the Community Development Housewives Club on the occasion of taking the position and discussed cooperation between the Department of Community Development, Ministry of Interior and Department of International Cooperation, Ministry of Foreign Affairs in implementing a sustainable community development model project based on the application of the Sufficiency Economy Philosophy in the Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka for a period of 3 years 2017-2019 in order to develop in 3 following model villages 1) Deltota Pahalagama Village, Kandy Province, 2) Laksha Uyan Village, Polonnaruwa Province and 3) Watupola Village in Puttalam according to the Sufficiency Economy Philosophy and Learning Center Development in 3 targeted villages.

Then the Director General of the Community Development Department and the President of the Community Development Housewives Club accompanied H.E. Mrs. Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka to Thailand to visit the booth of community products in the event area, along with supported community products and encouraged entrepreneurs at the OTOP Midyear 2022 event as a guideline for raising the standards of Thai community products to advance to the international level as well.

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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.