Press Release : Virtual Meeting between Eastern Economic Corridor Office of Thailand (EECO) and Thai Ambassadors and Consul-Generals Overseas to Promote Investment from Targeted Countries into the EEC

Ministry of Foreign Affairs, together with EECO, will hold a virtual meeting with Thai Ambassadors and Consul-Generals in 19 target countries to lay down investment promotional plans from foreign countries into the EEC once COVID-19 is alleviated.

 

On 24 July 2020, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs together with the Eastern Economic Corridor Office of Thailand (EECO) will hold a meeting via videoconference with Thai Ambassadors and Consul-Generals in 19 target countries namely the United States, China, Japan, Korea, Malaysia, Singapore, India, Germany, United Kingdom, the Netherlands, France, Switzerland, Norway, Denmark, Finland, Russia and Spain. The meeting will be held at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and chaired by Mr. Arsa Sarasin, Honorable Chairman of Foreign Strategic Working Group of EECO, to lay down investment promotional plans from aforementioned countries into the Eastern Economic Corridor (EEC) once the COVID-19 pandemic is alleviated.

 

Dr. Kanit Sangsubhan, Secretary General of EECO and his team will update Thai Ambassadors and Consul-Generals on latest developments of EEC project, EEC’s Post COVID-19 Direction including emerging themes, trends and targeted industries and EEC’s targeted companies.  H.E. Mrs. Busaya Mathelin, Permanent Secretary of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, and senior executives of the Ministry will also attend the meeting to work on the plan of action.

 

The EEC development lies at the heart of Thailand 4.0 scheme and has become the priority project of the Thai Government, as well as a  promising strategy in Thailand’s Foreign Policy. Thai Ambassadors and Consul-Generals must work together with EECO and join hands to implement work plans to move forward the EEC project. This upcoming interactive session is, therefore, crucial for the future direction of economic development of the country.

 

 

Source: Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Kingdom of Thailand