BANGKOK, Thailand Aug 31 (NNN-NNT)The Prime Minister is preparing to unveil Thailand's vision of connectivity with member countries, at the fourth BIMSTEC Forum being held in Nepal.
Deputy Spokesperson for the Prime Minister's Office Lt Gen Werachon Sukondhapatipak, has announced that Prime Minister Gen Prayut Chan-o-cha has traveled to Kathmandu, Nepal, to attend the Bay of Bengal Initiative for Multi-Sectoral Technical and Economic Cooperation (BIMSTEC).
Seven member countries, consisting of India, Bangladesh, Sri Lanka, Bhutan, Nepal, Myanmar and Thailand, will take part in discussions on promoting peace, prosperity, and sustainability in the Bay of Bengal Region.
Other planned topics include prioritizing the BIMSTEC agenda, creating a BIMSTEC for organizational management under the 1997 Bangkok Declaration, regional connectivity, and supporting Buddhist tourism in the region.
Lt Gen Werachon said yesterday that the Thai premier will push for increased land and sea connectivity and trade and investment activity among BIMSTEC members, as well as public awareness of the framework and its goals.
Gen Prayut is also expected to meet privately with his Indian and Nepalese counterparts Narendra Modi and Khadga Prasad Oli to strengthen multilateral ties in all respects.NNN-NNT
Source: NAM News Network