Thai ambassadors and consuls-general are gathering in Bangkok for policy briefing


BANGKOK, 28 April 2015  – The Ministry of Foreign Affairs holds the “Annual Conference of Thai Ambassadors and Consuls-General 2015″ between 28 April and 1 May in Bangkok under the theme “Driving Thailand Towards Stability, Prosperity and Sustainability”.

The conference is attended by 69 ambassadors and 29 consuls-general from worldwide. The Ministry of Foreign Affairs says the conference is held after an absence of three years. It will keep the Thai diplomatic corps informed of the changing global landscape in various aspects and the new foreign affairs policy to deal with new chances and challenges on a long-term basis.

The conference will lay emphasis on the enhancement of good image and international confidence in Thailand, and the promotion of economic diplomacy to increase Thailand’s competitiveness. It will also cover the development of special economic zones, the use of science, technology and innovations to support digital economy as well as tourism promotion.

The Prime Minister is scheduled to inaugurate the conference and give his policy to the participants on 29 April at 10.30 a.m. at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs.

The ministers of Tourism and Sports, Transport, Energy, Commerce, Science and Technology as well as representatives from the government and private sectors are also invited to the conference to share their opinions.