MI calls on Thai Ambassador and Minister Counsellor to Japan

June 6, 2023

On June 6, 2023, Mr. Suriyan Vichitlekarn, Executive Director, Mekong Institute (MI) called on His Excellency Ambassador Singtong Lapisatepun and Mr. Romdej Phisalaphong, Minister Counsellor at the Royal Thai Embassy, Tokyo, Japan. The objective of the meeting was to introduce MI and its activities in ASEAN and the GMS/Mekong Subregion.

Mr. Suriyan also used the visit to talk about the current collaboration with Japan under the Mekong Japan Cooperation, including MI contribution to the interim report of the ASEAN-Japan Co-creation Vision.

The Ambassador provided guidance on the importance of cooperation with Japan in ASEAN, the GMS/Mekong and Thailand. Lastly, he commended the work of MI in supporting the countries in the region to forge closer cooperation with development partners, including Japan.

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