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  • Mobile Consular Service of the Royal Thai Embassy in Madrid to Soria,
    Mobile Consular Service of the Royal Thai Embassy in Madrid to Soria,
    The Royal Thai Embassy in Madrid organized a site visit to the working area of Thai workers at Florette company in Olmillos Village, Soria on 20 August 2017 and provided the mobile passport service to 17 Thai workers there. Thank to the kind assistance from the town authority.
    Aug 22, 2017
  • Royal Thai Consulate-General in Vancouver Organized the 4th Thai Festival in Vancouver
    Royal Thai Consulate-General in Vancouver Organized the 4th Thai Festival in Vancouver
    The Royal Thai Consulate-General in Vancouver organized the 4th Thai Festival in Vancouver at the North Plaza of Vancouver Art Gallery between 22-23 July 2017. Ms. Sutthiluck Sa-ngarmangkang, Consul-General of Thailand to Vancouver, delivered the opening speech to declare open the Festival with Congratulatory speeches from the Honorable Bruce Ralston, Minister of Jobs, Trade and Technology, Mr. Raj Chouhan, MLA Burnaby-Edmonds, Mr. Raymond Louie, Acting Mayor of Vancouver, Mr. Chak Au, Acting Mayor of Richmond, Deputy Chief Constable Laurence Rankin, and Ms. Erin Shum, Vancouver Park Board Vice Chair.
    Aug 21, 2017
  • Royal Thai Consulate-General in Vancouver Organized “Thai Cuisine in the Garden” to Promote Thai Cuisine and Thai Food Products
    Royal Thai Consulate-General in Vancouver Organized “Thai Cuisine in the Garden” to Promote Thai Cuisine and Thai Food Products
    The Royal Thai Consulate-General in Vancouver organized “Thai Cuisine in the Garden” on 25 July 2017 at the Residence of the Consul-General to promote Thai cuisine and Thai food products, which were also in accordance with Halal standards. The event was highly successful with the participation of numerous high level officials, leading social figures, Consuls-General and members of foreign consular corps, prominent businessmen as well as friends of Thailand in British Columbia. The dignitaries who attended this event included the Honorable Bruce Ralston, Minister of Jobs, Trade and Technology of British Columbia, MLA Teresa Wat, former Minister of International Trade and Minister Responsible for the Asia Pacific Strategy and Multiculturalism, and Mr. John Coupar, Vancouver Park Board Commissioner. In addition to the presentation of Thai food products, the demonstration of how to prepare Thai cuisine and the demonstration of Thai arts of vegetable and fruit carving, the Royal Thai Consulate-General also presented Thai classical dances and Thai musical instrument performances to further promote Thai culture among over 70 participants this year.
    Aug 21, 2017
  • The CEOs of Betagro Group visited Kuwait.
    The CEOs of Betagro Group visited Kuwait.
    On 9 August 2017, the CEOs of Betagro Group visited Kuwait. During the visit, the CEOs had a courtesy call with the Ambassador and met with Kuwaiti chicken importing companies to discuss trade possibility in Kuwait.
    Aug 18, 2017
  • ASEAN Committee in Kuwait met with the CEO of Kuwait Investment Authority (KIA)
    ASEAN Committee in Kuwait met with the CEO of Kuwait Investment Authority (KIA)
    On 27 July 2017, ASEAN Committee in Kuwait met with Mr. Farouk A. Bastaki, Managing Director and Mr. Ahmand M.A. Bastaki, Executive Director of Kuwait Investment Authority (KIA). The CEO of KiA briefed the Ambassadors on the operations of KIA. KIA manages Kuwait’s sovereign wealth fund, which is derived from 10 percent of the country’s annual oil revenues. Since its creation in 1953, KIA has based its investment decisions exclusively on commercial considerations, not on the political or foreign policy interest of the State of Kuwait, and will continue to do so in the future.
    Aug 18, 2017
  • ASEAN Ambassadors met with the CEO of Kuwait Fund for Arab Economic Development (KFAED)
    ASEAN Ambassadors met with the CEO of Kuwait Fund for Arab Economic Development (KFAED)
    On 9 August 2017, ASEAN Committee in Kuwait paid a visit to the CEO of Kuwait Fund for Arab Economic Development (KFAED). KFAED was established in 1961 to assist Arab countries and other developing countries on their economic development. The assistance comprises in the forms of both loans and funds. In ASEAN, Vietnam has 13 loan projects with KFAED, the most projects in the region. Thailand has received loans from KFAED in 5 projects.
    Aug 18, 2017
  • ASEAN Committee Ambassadors met with Deputy Foreign Minister of Kuwait
    ASEAN Committee Ambassadors met with Deputy Foreign Minister of Kuwait
    On 8 August 2017, ASEAN Committee in Kuwait (ACK) met with H.E. Khaled Sulaiman Al-Jarallah, Kuwaiti Deputy Foreign Minister. During the meeting, which came on the occasion to celebrate the 50th Anniversary of the ASEAN, the ASEAN Ambassadors briefed the Foreign Minister on the development of ASEAN, important roles of ASEAN in different periods on politics, security, economic and social developments.
    Aug 18, 2017
  • The 5th ASEAN Committee Bowling Tournament
    The 5th ASEAN Committee Bowling Tournament
    On 28 July 2017, ASEAN Committee (ACK) in Kuwait organised the 5th Bowling Tournament at Kuwait Hunting and Equestrian Club’s Bowling Lanes in Mubarak, Al Kabeer Area. The event was part of the activities to celebrate the 50th Anniversary of the ASEAN. Besides the members of the ASEAN countries, ACK has invited ACK dialogue partners; Japan, China and the Republic of Korea to participate in the tournament. Not only that this activity helps to strengthen the relationship among ASEAN member countries and between ASEAN with dialogue partners, it also helps to establish the strong tie of ASEAN community in the host country.
    Aug 17, 2017
  • The 85th Birthday Anniversary of Her Majesty Queen Sirikit
    The 85th Birthday Anniversary of Her Majesty Queen Sirikit
    On 12 August 2017, Mr. Chirachai Punkrasin, Ambassador of Thailand, hosted a ceremony to celebrate Her Majesty Queen Sirikit’s 85th Birthday Anniversary at Sala Thai, Royal Thai Embassy. There were about 80 guests attended the ceremony including Heads of Offices under Team Thailand in Australia, Embassy’s officials and staffs together with their family members, Thai community in Canberra, and Friends of Thailand. The Ambassador led the attendants to the candlelight ceremony to honour Her Majesty and sang Maharaja Anthem together.
    Aug 17, 2017
  • The Celebration of the 50th Anniversary of ASEAN at Al Hussein Cultural Centre.
    The Celebration of the 50th Anniversary of ASEAN at Al Hussein Cultural Centre.
    On 8 August 2017, ASEAN Embassies in Amman, i.e. Brunei, Indonesia, Malaysia, the Philippines and Thailand, jointly organized the Celebration of the 50th Anniversary of ASEAN at Al Hussein Cultural Centre. Around 500 people, including H.E. Mrs. Lina Annab, Minister of Tourism and Antiquities of Jordan, as Guest of Honour, Honorary Consul of Singapore, representatives from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Expatriates, Greater Amman Municipality, Diplomatic Corps and the private sector of Jordan, attended the event.
    Aug 16, 2017