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Introducing Lamphun Province Interesting city in northern Thailand

Lamphun was founded by Queen Chama Thevi as the capital of the Haripunchai Kingdom, the last and most northerly Mon kingdom in the area which now forms Thailand.[1]: 77  Around 25 km (16 mi) south of Chiang Mai, it was constructed in the shape of a conch shell, following the Khuang River on its east side and divided by moats at the remaining points of the compass.

Queen Chama Thevi is remembered in the wat of her name, which is said to be the resting place of her ashes. Near the town’s main morning market in the south-west of the city is a statue of the queen at which offerings are still made today by citizens.

While still living in the north King Mangrai was visited by some merchants from the Mon Kingdom, and hearing of the wealth of Lamphun he determined to conquer it, even against the advice of his councillors.

As it was deemed impossible to take the city by force, he sent a skillful merchant called Ai Fa to gain the confidence of the King Yi Ba, and in time he became the chief minister and managed to undermine the king’s authority.

In 1281, with the people in a state of discontent, Mangrai defeated the Mon Kingdom, and added the city and its wealth to his kingdom, while Yi Ba, the last king of Hariphunchai, was forced to flee south to Lampang. Lamphun was then incorporated into the new Lanna Kingdom. Ai Fa was subsequently appointed king, and King Mangrai began building the fortress Wiang Kum Kam as his new capital.

Lamphun is host to one of northern Thailand’s most important temples, Wat Phra That Hariphunchai, featured on the reverse of the one-satang coin. The phra that in the title indicates the presence of a Buddha relic, in this case one of his hairs, which was interred in the chedi in 897, which is probably the founding date of the wat.

The town is surrounded by lush countryside punctuated by rice fields and orchards of the popular fruit, longan, which is celebrated in a festival every August.

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https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lamphun

Credit : Mr. Suntithorn Yimlamai Governor of Lamphun Province

Credit : Mr. Suntithorn Yimlamai Governor of Lamphun Province

Credit : Mr. Suntithorn Yimlamai Governor of Lamphun Province

Credit : Mr. Suntithorn Yimlamai Governor of Lamphun Province

Credit : Mr. Suntithorn Yimlamai Governor of Lamphun Province

Credit : Mr. Suntithorn Yimlamai Governor of Lamphun Province

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Date 25 November 2022

The Association of Thai-African Relations by Mr. Pakorn Punlee, President of the Association and the delegation along with H.E. Mr. Ovikuroma Orogun Djebah, Ambassador of the Federal Republic of Nigeria trade and investment promotion, Mr. Mohammed Idris Haidara, Minister, Mrs. Sonari Martha Uraih, First Secretary, to visited and met and discussed with Mr.Narongchai Pisutpunya President GC-M PTA Co., Ltd. Thai PET Resin Co., Ltd., Mr.Kasem Leewongjaroen VP-Commercial, Mr.Sirisak Charoenkitpeeti VP-Operation GC-M PTA, Mr.Sangapong Laowithayangkul VP-Operation Thai PET Resin.and and the management team of the company.

Visited a petrochemical plant
GC-M PTA Company Limited and Thai Pet Company for cooperation Push and expand the Thai petrochemical market to Nigeria and African countries.

Date 11 October 2022

Honored to be invited to celebrate the launch opening of the world first Columbia Pictures Branded Water and Theme Park (Columbia Pictures Aquaverse) On Tuesday, October 11, 2022, Na Chom Thian Subdistrict, Pattaya, which invests in Thailand in the Special Economic Zone of the EEC (Eastern Economic Corridor.) We invites Thais and foreigners to come to Thailand and come to experience the fun in the theme park.

http://www.columbiapicturesaquaverse.com

Date 24 June 2022

The Association of Thai-African Relations by Mr. Pakorn Punlee, President of the Association and the delegation along with H.E. Mr. Moustapha El Kouny, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Arab
Republic of Egypt to the Kingdom of Thailand, to visited, met and discussed with Dr. Prasert Sinsukprasert Director-General of Department of Energy Development and Efficiency, Ministry of Energy, with delegations to discuss and exchange information on renewable energy use. Making a business matching, training, work shop and support joint activities between Thailand and the Arab
Republic of Egypt ., and to create good relations in the development of renewable energy to strengthen good relations together including preparing to make a memorandum of agreement between Thailand and Egypt on June 24, 2022 at Department of Energy Development and Efficiency meeting room.

Date 24 June 2022

The Association of Thai-African Relations by Mr. Pakorn Punlee, President of the Association and the delegation along with H.E. Mr. Ovikuroma Orogun Djebah, Ambassador of the Federal Republic of Nigeria trade and investment promotion, Mr. Mohammed Idris Haidara, Minister, Mrs. Sonari Martha Uraih, First Secretary, to visited and met and discussed with Dr. Prasert Sinsukprasert Director-General of Department of Energy Development and Efficiency, Ministry of Energy, with delegations to discuss and exchange information on renewable energy use. Making a business matching, training, work shop and support joint activities between Thailand and the Federal Republic of Nigeria., and to create good relations in the development of renewable energy to strengthen good relations together. on Friday, June 24 at Department of Energy Development and Efficiency meeting room.

Date 23 June 2022

The Association of Thai-African Relations by Mr. Pakorn Punlee, President of the Association and the delegation along with H.E. Mr. Ovikuroma Orogun Djebah, Ambassador of the Federal Republic of Nigeria trade and investment promotion, Mr. Mohammed Idris Haidara, Minister, Mr. Zakariyah Tinubu, Second Secretary, to visited and met and discussed with Mr. Kriengkrai Thiannukul, Chairman of the FTI, together with Mr. Arin Jira, Vice Chairman of the FTI, Mr. Suparat Sirisuwanangkun Acting President of the Thai-Egypt Business Council, Mr. Yanaphon Limpanachokchai, Chairman of the Agricultural Machinery Industry Group and representatives from the Foreign Affairs Committee at Mongkolsuthi Room, the Federation of Thai Industries.

by in discussion Ambassador has presented the opportunity of the Nigerian market. This is a large market with high growth rates. It is also rich in natural resources such as natural gas, crude oil and tons of coal. Therefore, it is an opportunity for Thai investors. to invest in the natural gas production industry and renewable energy. In addition, the Nigerian government has ongoing economic development and reform plans. to be able to be self-reliant especially in the agricultural sector to reduce the import of goods from abroad It is therefore an opportunity for Thai entrepreneurs to invest in such fields. and seek opportunities to drive cooperation in agricultural technology
FTI has 45 industry groups, including construction, pharmaceutical, food and agricultural machinery. It will communicate to members the opportunity to invest in Nigeria. which is an interesting new market in the African region.

Date 23 June 2022

The Association of Thai-African Relations by Mr. Pakorn Punlee, President of the Association and the delegation along with H.E. Mr. Moustapha El Kouny Ambassador of the Arab Republic of Egypt in Thailand and Cambodia to visited and met and discussed with Mr. Kriengkrai Thiannukul, Chairman of the FTI, together with Mr. Suparat Sirisuwanangkun Acting President of the Thai-Egypt Business Council Mr. Yanaphon Limpanachokchai, Chairman of the Agricultural Machinery Industry Group and representatives from the International Affairs Committee Joined in welcoming at Mongkolsuthi Room, Federation of Thai Industries. on Thursday, June 23, 2022.
during the discussion Ambassador has emphasized the advantages of investing in Egypt Especially in Egypt’s Suez Canal Economic Zone (SCzone), which is an area of ​​strategic advantage and has received policy support from the Egyptian government. to attract foreign investment especially the manufacturing sectors such as rubber products, textiles, automotive parts electronics and shoes by the way Egypt is considered an important trade route. which connects between Asia and Europe, if Thai entrepreneurs invest It will benefit from Egypt having free trade agreements with other countries. Especially the European Union, Africa, including Arab countries.
The Thai-Egypt Business Council Willing to be a medium to promote cooperation for Thai and Egyptian entrepreneurs to create concrete business promotion activities The embassy is willing to help drive business activities between Thailand. and Egypt as well.

Date 21 June 2022

The Association of Thai-African Relations by Mr. Pakorn Punlee, President of the Association and the delegation along with H.E. Mr. Ovikuroma Orogun Djebah, Ambassador of the Federal Republic of Nigeria to Thailand with Mr. Mohammed Idris Haidara, Minister, Mrs. HadiZa Ayuba Yusuf, First Secretary /HOC to visited and met and discussed with Mr. Piroj Chotikasatien, Director-General of the Department of Employment, with executives of the department in discussion to export Thai labor to work in the Federal Republic of Nigeria legally including relevant statistics, Nigerian labor imports come to work in Thailand legally including relevant statistics the possibility of establishing a Memorandum of Understanding on labor exchanges between Thailand and the Federal Republic of Nigeria joint in the future. on June 21, 2022, 11:00 a.m. – 12:00 noon. at Department of Employment, Ministry of Labor.

Date 20 June 2022

The Association of Thai-African Relations by Mr. Pakorn Punlee, President of the Association and the delegation along with H.E. Mr. Ovikuroma Orogun Djebah, Ambassador of the Federal Republic of Nigeria trade and investment promotion, Mrs. Sonari Martha Uraih, First Secretary visited Chanthaburi Province by Mr. Suthee Thongyam, Chanthaburi Governor, and leading the heads of relevant government agencies. and private sector representatives provincial chamber of commerce The Gem and Jewelry Association welcomes and exchanges opinions on trade, investment and promotion of gem and agricultural products business. In Chanthaburi, other nations. while Nigeria wants businessmen Investors from Chanthaburi to invest in agricultural trade in the Nigerian industrial zone that are ready to take care of foreign investors. and products can be distributed more easily in Africa. on June 21, 2022, 10:00 am – 12:00 noon at Chanthaburi Governor’s Lounge, 4th floor, City Hall.

However, the initial development of good cooperation may be in the form of a B TO B cooperation framework of the private sector rather than official cooperation with steps. The law that needs to be studied in detail is that Nigeria will be a country that can distribute the fruit of Chanthaburi farmers across the African continent one way. On this occasion, the Ambassador of the Federal Republic of Nigeria In Thailand, along with the group traveled to visit the Gem and Jewelry Center. Chanthaburi Province exchanging information Opinions with entrepreneurs before being used as information for commercial development joint investment in the future.

Date 17 June 2022

The Association of Thai-African Relations by Mr. Pakorn Punlee, President of the Association and Mr. Papon Seetalayou , Association member along with H.E. Mr. Ovikuroma Orogun Djebah, Ambassador of the Federal Republic of Nigeria trade and investment promotion, Mr. Olushola Seriki, Counsellor Embassy of Nigeria to Thailand., met 1. H.E. Mr. Sihasak Phuangketkeow, Former Permanent Secretary for Foreign Affairs of Thailand, Special Advisor to EEC. 2. Mr. Sukoom Somprasonk, Director Department of Investment Promotion Strategy to EEC. 3. Ms. Nanny to discuss investment between Eastern Economic Corridor of Thailand and Economic Zone of Nigeria on June 12,2022 at Eastern Economic Corridor Office of Thailand.

Date 12 April 2022

The Association of Thai-African Relations by Mr. Pakorn Punlee, President of the Association and Mr. Likhit Hanchangsitthi, Committee along with H.E. Mr. Moustapha El Kouny, Ambassador of the Arab Republic of Egypt in Thailand and Cambodia met 1. H.E. Mr. Sihasak Phuangketkeow, Former Permanent Secretary for Foreign Affairs of Thailand, Special Advisor to EEC. 2. Dr. Petch Chinabutr, Deputy Secretary-General, EEC. 3. Mr.Songwut Apirakkhit, Director of Investment Management. 4. Mr. Weerawat Rattana, Deputy Director of Investment Management. 5. Ms. Nanny to discuss investment between Eastern Economic Corridor of Thailand and Suez Canal Economic Zone of Egypt on April 12 2022 at Eastern Economic Corridor Office of Thailand.

Date 5 April 2022

Joined the meeting to discuss with H.E. AMBASSADOR OMA DJEBAH , Ambassador of the Federal Republic of Nigeria trade and investment promotion. Strengthening the long-standing relationship between Thailand and the Federal Republic of Nigeria including coordinating to meet and talk with Thai government agencies in the next order on April 5, 2022 at the Nigerian Embassy in Thailand.

Date 31 March 2022

The Association of Thai-African Relations by Mr. Pakorn Punlee, President of the Association visits and attend the meeting with H.E. Mr. Moustapha El Kouny Ambassador of the Arab Republic of Egypt in Thailand and Cambodia to discuss trade and investment various economies and Egypt’s overall economy including the news link between Thailand and Egypt on March 31th, 2022 at Embassy of the Arab Republic of Egypt in Thailand.

Date 29 March 2022

The Association of Thai-African Relations by Mr. Pakorn Punlee, President of the Association visits and attend the meeting with Mrs. Pamela Jebichii Kiptiness ( Spouse of Ambassador) Embassy of the Republic of Kenya to discuss many topics in the meeting such as Promote Thai products to Kenya and Kenya products to Thailand, labor and cultural skills and CSR etc, on March 29th, 2022 at Embassy of the Republic of Kenya in Thailand.


The 55th Diplomatic Red Cross Bazaar (The 55th Diplomatic Red Cross Bazaar) during 3-6 March 2022, The Association of Thai-African Relations, participated in the event under the brand MARADA, Booth N11, at the Royal Paragon Hall, 5th floor, Siam Paragon.

In this event, Mr.Pakorn Punlee , President of The Association of Thai-Africa Relations, there was a discussion had the opportunity to talk with Spouse of Ambassador of Kenya and Spouse of Ambassador of Egypt to prepare to extend Thai products to Africa in the next order.


Publish news on renewable energy, labor, public health, local, tourism, education, etc.

Credit : Eastern Economic Corridor (EEC) The Prime Gateway to Asia

Nigeria IS NOT WHAT YOU THINK! Whats inside?
Credit : Embassy of the Federal Republic of Nigeri

Gashaka Gumti National Park, Taraba, Nigeria – African Nature Investors Documentary
15 Wild Animals That Still Exist in Nigeria

Dates 24-25 January 2022 ago

Uthai Thani Province invites H.E. AMBASSADOR OMA DJEBAH, Ambassador of the Federal Republic of Nigeria to Thailand, and Mr. Pakorn Panlee, President of the Association of Thai-African Relations to study and set a guideline framework. Wildlife Tourism Development Project to promote the management of the Huai Kha Khaeng World Heritage Buffer Area, Uthai Thani Province for tourism development and community participation. generate income for the community including attracting foreign tourists came to experience a new style of tourism. By this, His Excellency the Ambassador of the Federal Republic of Nigeria Let the concept of management develop from the cooperation of all sectors. Consistent with areas in the Federal Republic of Nigeria that have been successfully accomplished and H.E. the Ambassador Honor to release wild animals from the center because they raise them back to the natural forest.


Thai-African Relations Association By Mr. Pakorn Panlee, President of the Association, led a delegation from PTTOR, BCPG, EEC, Uthai Thani Province and Yan Wo Yun Company to attend the meeting with H.E. Mr. Oma Djebah , Ambassador of the Federal Republic of Nigeria to Thailand to discuss trade and investment various economies including the news link between Thailand and Nigeria and West Africa on December 15th, 2021 at the Embassy of the Federal Republic of Nigeria in Thailand.

The Association of Thai-African Relations by Mr. Pakorn Punlee, President of the Association, led a group of representatives from Channel 9 MCOT (Foreign news agencies), PTT Oil and Retail Business Public Company Limited.(PTTOR), Bangchak Corporation Public Company Limited.(BCPG), Eastern Economic Coridor(EEC), Uthai Thani province and trade agents Yan Wal Yun, Dek Somboon brand paying respects to H.E. Mr. Lindsay K Kiptiness , Ambassador of the Republic of Kenya and discuss the direction of linking every business sector on December 1, 2021 at the Embassy of the Republic of Kenya in Thailand.

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The Association Of Thai-Africa Relations (ATAR) joined “THE 54th DIPLOMATIC RED CROSS BAZAAR” from 27-29 March 2021 at Royal Paragon Hall, Siam Paragon Department Store.

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Credit : The Embassy of the Republic of Kenya
Credit : African Insider
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military vehicles against covid
Vehicles stationed in the Royal Thai Army It has been used to provide cost-effective care and assistance to people in the Covid-19 situation. Carrying people, loading and unloading beds, sick people, deceased people, medical equipment, medicine, food, commutes like this every day…”The wheels of the car will continue to spin.”
#King’s soldiers take care of the people
#Use your equipment wisely for the people

Credit : Directorate of Operation
9 Aug 2021

PUBLISH NEWS

The Federation of Thai Industries (FTI)

FTI held a meeting of the Executive Committee with a special lecture “Baht currency management policy amid global economic volatility”

On Monday, October 25, 2022, Mr. Kriengkrai Thiennukul, Chairman of the Federation of Thai Industries (FTI) presided over the meeting. Along with Mr. Krit Imsaeng, Secretary-General of FTI, Mr. Tawee Piyapattana, Senior Vice President of FTI, including the Executive Committee of FTI, attended the meeting at the Passion Conference Room (802). 8th Floor FTI
At the same time, it was honored by Mr. Methee Supaphong, Deputy Governor of the Bank of Thailand for Financial Stability. Special Lecture “Baht currency management policy amid global economic volatility”
By addressing the following issues:
1) The trend of the baht
2) Sentiment that affects the price
3) What the Bank of Thailand can do including factors beyond control
4) The relevance of the policy interest rate and currency.

Eastern Economic Corridor (EEC)

Government Initiative
The Royal Thai Government has laid out a 20-Year Strategy for Thailand to achieve high-income status by 2036. The strategy includes a wide range of top-down initiatives, especially in infrastructure and people development, to transform Thailand into a nation that can compete against wealthier, more knowledge-based economies. The government calls the strategy “Thailand 4.0”, taking a cue from the concept of “Industry 4.0” aimed at transforming the country into an innovative, value-based industry, with an emphasis on 12 fields such as automation and robotics, aviation and logistics, biofuel and biochemicals, and digital.

The Eastern Economic Corridor (EEC) development lies at the heart of Thailand 4.0 scheme. The EEC is an area-based development initiative, aiming to revitalize the well-known Eastern Seaboard where, for 30 years, numerous business developers have experienced a rewarding investment journey and exceptional achievements.The EEC project initially focused on the 3 Eastern provinces, namely Rayong, Chonburi, and Chachoengsao. The EEC development plan envisages a significant transformation of both physical and social development, plays an important role as a regulatory sandbox uplifting the country’s competitiveness. With a clear regulatory and governance structure,
EEC overall development plan has been well established. The EEC Policy Committee is chaired by the Prime Minister of Thailand, comprises of 15 ministers and the others from government agencies, Private Sector Association, and specialists. EEC Office receives full support from the government with distinctive regulatory and governance structure. An integrated infrastructure is developed for EEC to become the prime gateway to both South East Asia and the Asia Pacific in the upcoming years. The EEC Development Plan is integrated into the 20-year National Strategy and comprises of Development of fundamental infrastructure, Development of digital infrastructure, Development of livable smart cities and financial centers, Development of targeted industries that utilize advanced technology, Development of promotion of tourism, Development of human resources, education, research, and technology.

The Department of Employment clarifies the number of unemployed people. Confirmed that less than 6 hundred thousand people have been examined.

Date : April 17, 2021 Department of Employment Clarify the unemployment situation in 2021. Unemployment is declining. The insured person returns to the social security system. Emphasize, never rest assured, … Continue reading The Department of Employment clarifies the number of unemployed people. Confirmed that less than 6 hundred thousand people have been examined.

DEDC visits THE PARQ, LEED and WELL standard buildings, to advance the development of energy-saving buildings for a sustainable environment

Date : April 01, 2021 (1 April 64) Dr. Prasert Sinsukprasert Director-General of the Department of Alternative Energy Development and Efficiency (DEDE) leads the management team. And DPC staff visit … Continue reading DEDC visits THE PARQ, LEED and WELL standard buildings, to advance the development of energy-saving buildings for a sustainable environment

Meeting of the working group to analyze the “Thai cannabis” as a representative item for the cultural heritage of mankind.

Date : April 16, 2021 On April 16, 2021, Dr. Kwanchai Wisitthanon, MD, Deputy Director-General of the Department of Thai Traditional and Alternative Medicine. To chair the meeting of the … Continue reading Meeting of the working group to analyze the “Thai cannabis” as a representative item for the cultural heritage of mankind.

Ministry of Labor joins hands with Fortune Town Shopping Center Serving over 5 thousand positions for job seekers in “BANGKOK JOB FAIR 2021”

Date : 26-03-2021  Mr.Suchart Chomklin, Minister of Labor, assigned Mr. Suthep Chittayawong, Secretary to the Minister of Labor. Presided over the opening of Bangkok Job Fair 2021 at Fortune Street, … Continue reading Ministry of Labor joins hands with Fortune Town Shopping Center Serving over 5 thousand positions for job seekers in “BANGKOK JOB FAIR 2021”

VIDEO PRESENTATION

TV Program :”Phu Truat Uat Thongthin”
Credit : Department of Local Administration (DLA)

Tourist attractions in Thailand : Department of Local Administration Website

Olarro by Hermes, Massai Mara : If a mix of luxury and private safari are what you long for, then Olarro is just the place for you. Retreat into a truly exclusive experience where you can choose between a secluded hilltop haven and a lodge meticulously planned to offer uninterrupted savannah views.

Credit : Megicalkenya/10 May 2021

Watch more video at The Association of Thai-Africa Relations Youtube Channel (https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCQy8j30RDuRU5rrbCjETcvw)

Credit : Department of Alternative Energy Development and Efficiency (DEDE)

Tropic Air Kenya; Enjoy a Thrilling hell-tour over MT.Kenya,Kenya’s Highest peaked while at it, double the fun with fly fishing in some of crater lakes hidden its valleys.

Credit : Magicalkenya/19 May 2021

Top 10 FASTEST Growing Cities in Africa 2021-2025

Credit : Africa Insider/ 4 April 2021

Top 10 LARGEST Economies in Africa (GDP) in 2020

Credit : African Insider/ 21 Jun 2021


Top 10 Business Ideas and Opportunities in Africa That Will Make More Millionaires

Credit : The New Africa Channel / 21 June 2021

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