China’s Cultural and Tourism Minister Visits Chiang Mai


CHIANG MAI  – China’s Cultural and Tourism Minister Luo Shugang on Thursday visited Thailand’s northern Chiang Mai province, one of the most popular attractions in Thailand among Chinese tourists.

The Minister met with local officials of the Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) at ThaPhae Gate, an iconic ruin of the northern city.

Fine arts experts gave a briefing on the ancient city wall and the history of Chiang Mai to Lou and his delegation.

TAT’s Chiang Mai office director PakananWinijchai said the Chinese government had offered cooperation with the TAT to promote Chiang Mai as a holiday destination among Chinese tourists.

The Chinese Minister later visited other tourist spots in Chiang Mai including DoiSuthep mount.