5 Aug 2014

Thailand meets Pacific Island countries

2:21 pm on 5 August 2014

Thailand is preparing to host the first ever Thailand-Pacific Island Countries Forum on Friday and Saturday.

The Foreign Affairs Ministry said that invitations have been extended to delegations from 14 Pacific Island countries.

Observers from Australia and New Zealand are also invited to participate in the meeting which aims to promote development cooperation between Thailand and countries in the Pacific region.

Thailand has been a development partner through the Thai International Cooperation Programme, particularly in the area of human resources.