Government supports exchange student program and prepares for ASEAN

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BANGKOK, 18 June 2012  – Thai government is to hand out “ASEAN Community” handbooks to elementary and high school students and promote exchange student program between ASEAN members. 

Taya Teepsuwan, Deputy Governor of Bangkok Metropolitan Administration, stated that the BMA is preparing for Association of South East Asian Nations coming in the year of 2015 by educating elementary and high school students in Bangkok through handbooks regarding the administration, history, culture, and language of each of the ten countries in the ASEAN community including Thailand, Malaysia, Philippines, Indonesia, Singapore, Brunei, Laos, Cambodia, Vietnam, and Myanmar

Moreover, BMA will be planning to conduct an exchange-student program between the 10 countries for Thai students to learn and improve their potentials and knowledge in terms of communication, culture, and history of ASEAN members.