PM to visit the Philippines on Nov 10

November 7th, 2008 - 1:58 pm ICT by Amrit Rashmisrisethi  

Prime Minister will pay official visit to the Philippines to strengthen their diplomatic ties and discuss on the global financial crisis on November 10.

Prime Minister Somchai Wongsawat has planned to officially visit the Philippines on November 10 in response to the invitation sent by the Philippines’s President, Gloria Macapagal Arroyo, in order to tighten up relations between both countries. The PM would also emphasize on the celebration of the 60th anniversary of relationship between Thailand and the Philippines, while discussing over issues including cooperation and improvement in trading, investment, Thailand-Philippines Tourist Package, energy, military, and to personally invite Mrs. Arroyo to participate in the 14th ASEAN Summit this December.

Furthermore, Mr. Somchai will also converse with Mr. Arroyo about the international financial crisis and show appreciation toward the Philippines for hosting the High Level Working Group on Global Financial Crisis Summit which will be held on 15-16 November.

Source : National News Bureau, Public Relations Department of Thailand

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