Thai and Chinese PMs open high-speed rail exhibition

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BANGKOK, 12 October 2013 The Thai and Chinese premiers have opened an exhibition on Chinese high-speed rail system, in Bangkok. 

Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra and Chinese Premier Li Keqiang on Saturday co-presided over the opening ceremony of the Chinese high-speed rail system exhibition being held at Queen Sirikit National Convention Center. PM Li was on an official visit to Thailand during October 11-13.

The Chinese high-speed rail exhibition has been set up to show the Chinese’s interests in helping Thailand develop a high-speed rail system and that it is ready to kick start the project.

The high-speed rail is part of the government’s mega projects to improve Thailand’s logistics system and uplift the country to be the logistics hub of ASEAN.