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Thai Prime Minister’s visit to Italy enhances cooperation

MILAN (NNT) – Prime Minister Srettha Thavisin is currently leading a visit to Italy, coinciding with the 156th anniversary of diplomatic relations between the two countries. The trip, which began on Friday (May 17), includes discussions with Italian Prime Minister Giorgia Meloni on enhancing bilateral cooperation in renewable energy, sports tourism, medical science, pharmaceuticals, and defense.

Thailand, ASEAN, Italy to boost economic ties, with SDGs as focus

The Thai prime minister and his team are seeking to attract Italian investment in Thailand, specifically targeting sectors such as fashion, agricultural technology, the food industry, and sustainability projects. Their discussions with Italian business leaders have covered partnerships in geographical indication-registered products, the promotion of small and medium enterprises, the space industry, and food sustainability.

One of Thailand’s main diplomatic efforts includes advocating for a Schengen visa waiver for Thai ordinary passport holders and pushing for the completion of the Thailand-EU Free Trade Agreement by 2025. The leaders are also expected to explore job opportunities in Italy for Thai workers who were previously employed in Israel.

Full story: National News Bureau of Thailand

Krajangwit Johjit
National News Bureau of Thailand

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