Philippine Ambassador to Thailand H.E. Mrs. Jocelyn Batoon-Garcia on August 5th met with Miss Yingluck at the Ivory Room, Government House; where the Thai Premier welcomed the ambassador and members of her delegation. The Philippine side expressed its keen interest in working with Miss Yingluck to promote the Philippines-Thailand bilateral relations.
In the past 4 months, Thailand has seen an increase of Philippine tourists by 80 percent. The ambassador expressed her confidence that two sides would see a lot more tourists in the future if their air transport services were better linked.
Both parties noted the success of the recently-concluded 5th Meeting of the Joint Commission on Bilateral Cooperation in Manila, while the agreements of the meeting will be pushed forward.
In terms of economic cooperation, Thailand and Philippines will mutually promote and support investments of each other's private sectors.