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Thai PM Yingluck Shinawatra to visit Australia on 26-29 May

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BANGKOK, 24 May 2012 (NNT) – Prime Minister of Thailand Yingluck Shinawatra and her delegation are scheduled to visit Australia from 26-29 May as guests of the Australian government.

Foreign Minister Surapong Tovichakchaikul, Commerce Minister Boonsong Teriyapirom, Education Minister Suchart Thadathamrongvej and Industry Minister MR Phongsawat Svastiwat are also set to accompany Prime Minister Yingluck on her official visit to Australia.

The visit is aimed at strengthening bilateral strategic partnership, with a focus on investment in energy, food safety and security, and the exchange of information on science and technology.

Ms Yingluck is also scheduled to meet with members of the Thai community and Thai restaurant operators in Sydney to exchange views and discuss first-hand issues as the government is gearing up to promote its “Thai Kitchen to the World” campaign.

Ms Yinglick is set to hold talks with her Australian counterpart Julia Gillard and other ministers over bilateral cooperation in trade, investment, energy, science and technology and education.

Both premiers will preside over the signing of two memorandums of understanding (MoUs) on education and future political leaders’ exchange programs.

Read more: NNT

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