Prime Minister Gen Prayut Chan-o-cha has encouraged Japanese businesspeople to invest more in Thailand while promising to facilitate their operations.
Prime Minister Prayut visited the Dusit Thani Hotel in Bangkok in order to preside over a conference between the Thai government and Japanese businessmen hosted jointly by the Thai-Japanese Association and the Japanese Chamber of Commerce. In his opening speech, the premier underscored that the tight relationship between Thailand and Japan, whether at the royal, governmental or civil level, has lasted for over 400 years.
Gen Prayut encouraged the attending Japanese operators to make investment in Thailand, assuring that the government will offer both convenience and assistance to them.
In addition, the Prime Minister proposed that Japan consider Thailand as its main production base in ASEAN. He also insisted that there is nothing but strategic partnership between the two countries.