Thailand assures APEC leaders of its readiness to be the world’s food reserve source


VLADIVOSTOK, 9 September 2012  – Thailand has assured APEC leaders of its readiness to be a reliable source of food supply for the world while offering to host the international gathering again in 2022. 

At the 20th Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) Summit in Russia, Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra attended a meeting on food security, which is one of the main focuses of this year’s meeting.

PM Yingluck expressed her appreciation towards Russia for giving an importance to the issue, which calls for more open and fair trade to allow the public to access quality food with justified prices.

She also told the meeting about Thailand’s keen interest in being the food production source for the world and readiness in helping any state which might have been hit by natural disasters.

In addition, the PM proposed to the meeting that Thailand will be delighted to host the APEC Summit in 2022.

After the meeting and a group photo session, all attending APEC leaders sat down for lunch together for the last time.

The Premier and the Thai delegation, at 4 pm local time, left Russia for Thailand, from Knevichi International Airport, Vladivstok, on a Thai Airways flight, which is scheduled to land at Suvarnabhumi Airport at approximately 7.50 pm Thai time.

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