PM to British businessmen: Thai politics is stable

Wednesday, 19 June 2013 By  NNT

BANGKOK, 18 June 2013 - Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra has confirmed that Thailand has political stability and strong relations with the neighboring countries, which will help strengthen the foundation of the Thai economy and contribute to the growth of ASEAN. 

At the annual lecture and dinner of the British Chamber of Commerce Thailand on Monday, Prime Minister Yingluck said the U.K. and Thailand had been good friends for many decades, dating back to the reign of Queen Victoria. The two countries had recently agreed to hold strategic meetings on promotion of economic growth and employment of Thailand and England, Ms Yingluck said.

The premier assured the BCCT of Thailand’s political stability and good international ties. She said the Thai government was willing to cooperate with the private sector and to continue its support for foreign investment

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  • Comment Link Thursday, 20 June 2013 06:32 posted by Vinod Goyal

    Thailand must be admired. It has retained democracy amidst the adversity of military intervention and has managed to grow economically.

    Never colonized, Thailand's relations with India, Britain, USA and the rest of ASEAN are excellent. Itis an attractive international tourist destination. I wish the Prime Minister well and hope she will allow her brother Thaksin to return to Thailand soon.

    May I add, the Prime Minister has an exceptionally engaging personality.

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