PM Yingluck determined to boost Thai-Belgian investor confidence


BRUSSELS, 7 March 2013  During the official visit to Belgium, the Thai Prime Minister has wasted no opportunity in boosting confidence in the country among both Thai and foreign investors. 

PM Yingluck Shinawatra, on Wednesday, joined representatives from both Thai and Belgian private sectors in the Business Networking Reception and Luncheon, held in Brussels.

At the event, organized to help promote investment in the two countries, Ms. Yingluck spoke of Thailand’s potential to accommodate more foreign investment and trade before paying a visit to a special exhibition “Fair Trade”, which featured the Thai agricultural sector and a number of Thai products.

The Thai PM also inspected another exhibition held to mark the geographical indication (GI) patent approval for the Thai “Khao Hom Mali Thung Kula Ronghai” rice, which is the first ASEAN produce to receive this recognition.

Ms. Yingluk was also granted an audience with Crown Prince Philippe of Belgium, who is scheduled to lead leading business people from 150 companies on an official trip to Thailand during March 17-22.