Thailand to host GMS Summit on Dec 19th – 20th

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BANGKOK, 8 Dec 2014,  Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha is ready to attend the 5th Greater Mekong Sub-region (GMS) Summit on December 19th – 20th.

The conference, which will be hosted by Thailand this time, aims at discussing cooperation and developing the potentials of the GMS member nations.

According to Foreign Affairs Permanent Secretary, Seehasak Puangketkeaw, the summit will be held at the Shangri La Hotel in Bangkok, adding that cooperation among the member countries, especially creating network among their people, tops the meeting agenda.

He said the discussion would also focus on the construction of the routes linking the North and the South to the East and the West, the improvement of Routes number 8-12 as well as the R3A to better facilitate the growing economy in the sub-region.

Mr. Seehasak added that the conference might also bring up the issue of logistic codes revision in order to establish a One-Stop- Inspection service to simplify customs clearance procedures.