On June 23, 2023, Mekong Institute (MI) signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Prince of Songkla University (PSU), at the MI Head Office in Khon Kaen, Thailand. Under the agreement, the two institutions will work more closely to conduct collaborative research and organize joint training/conferences/workshops, faculty exchanges, student internships, and other related projects.
Through leveraging the unique and complementary strengths of each partner, Mr. Suriyan Vichitlekarn, MI Executive Director, acknowledged the important contribution PSU can make to capacity-building projects and research, particularly on logistics and trade-related and developmental issues. He further expressed his optimism about the possibility for both institutes to successfully collaborate on research and measures to enhance the potential and capacity of human resources in the Greater GMS.
Mr. Suriyan Vichitlekarn, signed on behalf of MI, and Assoc. Prof. Dr. Janya Chanchaichujit, Vice President, Academic and International Affairs signed on behalf of PSU. The signing ceremony was attended by the senior management teams of both institutions.