Prayut welcomes economic adviser to Japan’s Prime Minister


BANGKOK, 11 May 2015 – The economic adviser to Japan’s Prime Minister has paid a visit to Prime Minister Gen Prayut Chan-ocha to discuss the progress of the two country’s cooperation in constructing the Bangkok – Chiang Mai high speed rail line.

Mr Hiroto Izumi confirmed Japan’s commitment to the project and shared his insights in the utilization of Japan’s technological expertise in developing the project.

Gen Prayut expressed his appreciation of Japan’s interest in Thailand’s infrastructure developments and extended his gratitude to Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and the JICA for the swift progress of the project.

In addition, Mr Izumi revealed Japan’s plans to send delegates to observe Thailand’s agricultural operation in the hope of enhancing agricultural trade between the two countries.