DMR hosts the 3rd Thai – Lao Technical conference on Geology and Mineral Resources from July 7th – 11th

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BANGKOK, 8 July 2015, Thailand is hosting the 3rd Thai – Lao Technical conference on Geology and Mineral Resources, which is being held at the Golden Tulip Sovereign Hotel, Bangkok.

The event kicked off yesterday and will be concluded on Saturday. Minister of Natural Resources and Environment General Dapong Ratanasuwan chaired the opening ceremony, which was attended by officials from Department of Mineral Resources from both nations and officers from Thailand’s Department of Primary Industries and Mines as well as representatives from Lao’s Department of Mines.

Thailand and Lao PDR have been working together on geology and mineral resources study for over 12 years. Both countries have been exchanging information among their related units, helping each other in human resources development and geological researches.

The academic meeting, which kicked off yesterday at the Golden Tulip Sovereign Hotel in Bangkok, will be concluded today. Participants are also scheduled to visit the geological tourism and study sites in Nakhon Nayok, Sa Kaeo and Chanthaburi Provinces on July 9-11..