Thai prime minister believes in ASEAN potential


BANGKOK, 2 June 2012  – The prime minister revealed investors gave her a positive reception at the World Economic Forum on East Asia 2012. She made known her belief that in the near future, the ASEAN community would be strong and even more attractive to foreign investment. 

Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra, on her weekly show “Yingluck Government Meets the People”, talked about the just-concluded World Economic Forum on East Asia 2012, revealing she had shared her vision for the Asean region in order to reassure the international community. She reiterated that Thailand holds a strategic position in the connectivity of investment in Asean thanks to its logistics investment, adding that the region as a whole is stable enough to resist the currently fluctuating global economy. She also expressed her belief that the region will from now pose as an interesting and attractive bloc to investors.

The World Economic Forum was attended by over 700 people, many of whom were executives from leading companies.