Foreign affairs minister visits China

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BANGKOK, 16 September 2014 – Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs Gen.Thanasak Patimapakorn has attended the opening ceremony of the 11th China-ASEAN Expo and met with high-ranking officials from China and ASEAN member countries to strengthen relations. 

The minister on Tuesday traveled to Nanning to attend the event scheduled for 15-20 September. Gen.Thanasak used this opportunity to introduce himself to the high-ranking officials, including his Vietnamese counterpart Pham Binh Minh, Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen and Chinese 1st ranked Vice Premier Zhang Gaoli who is responsible for economic affairs.

Mr.Chang congratulated Gen.Thanasak on his appointment as Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs of Thailand and thanked the Thai government for providing support for the private sector to take part in the 11th China-ASEAN Expo.