BANGKOK, 19 August 2013 (NNT) – Thai Prime Minister and Defense Minister Yingluck Shinawatra arrived in Tajikistan’s capital of Dushanbe on Monday to attend the ‘High-Level International Conference on Water Cooperation’ at the invitation of President Emomalii Rahmon.
Prime Minister Yingluck will be using the stage to present and exchange ‘visions’ and ideas related to the schemes and management of water being adopted by the Thai government.
The visit is the first by Prime Minister Yingluck to Tajikistan and Central Asia and is seen as the dawn of new relationship between Thailand and countries in this region. The relationship is expected to create new opportunities in political cooperation, trade and investment. During the visit, Ms. Yingluck is scheduled to meet with President Rahmon, as well as the Parliament president and the Tajikistan Prime Minister. The two countries will also sign an agreement on Visa Exemption for Holders of Diplomatic and Official Passports.
After Tajikistan, Prime Minister Yingluck will continue her trip to the Islamic Republic of Pakistan, for a 2-day stay at the invitation of Prime Minister Muhammad Nawaz Sharif.
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