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British minister on official visit to Thailand

BANGKOK, 28th January 2017 (NNT) – Alok Sharma, the UK Minister for Asia and the Pacific, is in Thailand to strengthen relations and promote bilateral cooperation.Mr. Sharma this week paid a courtesy call on Deputy Prime Minister Somkid Jatusripitak at Government House where the former affirmed the strong relationship between

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Envoy sees more UK-Thai investment

The British ambassador is encouraging more British businessmen to invest in Thailand after Brexit, says the government.Speaking after the UK ambassador to Thailand, Brian John Davidson, paid a courtesy call to Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha at Government House Thursday, deputy government spokesman Werachon Sukhondhapatipak said the British envoy agreed to

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UK diplomats advised lifting visa regime for 1.5mn Turks to retain EU migrant deal

High-level UK diplomats have discussed lifting the visa regime for nearly 1.5 million Turks, as a “symbolic gesture” necessary to incentivize Ankara on the controversial EU-Turkey migrant deal, according to leaked British embassies’ cables.The diplomats advised visa liberalization to prevent Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan from derailing the landmark EU-Turkey

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