12 Oct 2021
On 23 September 2021, H.E. Mr. Nitirooge Phoneprasert, Consul-General of the Royal Thai Consulate - General, Chennai, paid a courtesy call on Honourable Chief Minister of Andhra Pradesh Shri. YS Jagan Mohan Reddy Gaaru.
Both parties expressed their intention to work closely to further strengthen the bilateral cooperation between Thailand and Andhra Pradesh in areas of mutual interests especially in tourism and trade and investment sectors to support post COVID-19 recovery. Moreover, they agreed to promote closer people-to-people and cultural ties, as well as to organise joint activities to commemorate the 75th Anniversary of Diplomatic Relations between Thailand and India in 2022.
The Honourable Chief Minister stated that Andhra Pradesh was among the top foreign direct investment (FDI) destinations in India, with a business-friendly environment and supportive government policies including Production Linked Incentives. In this regard, the Honourable Chief Minister invited Thai entrepreneurs to consider investing in the electronics cluster and hotel development in major tourist areas of the state.
On this occasion, CPF (India), an agro-industrial Thai company which invested in Andhra Pradesh since 2005, presented the donation of 3 million Indian Rupees for the Connect to Andhra Development Fund to the Honourable Chief Minister.