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  • Team Thailand in Madrid participated in the ASEAN Day Ceremony
    Team Thailand in Madrid participated in the ASEAN Day Ceremony
    On 8 August 2019, Team Thailand in Madrid participated in the ASEAN Day Ceremony, hosted by the Embassy of Indonesia to commemorate the 52nd Anniversary of the foundation of ASEAN. At the ceremony, representatives of Spanish public and private entities, diplomatic corps and ASEAN community in Spain were present.
    In his remarks, Ambassador of Indonesia, Chair of the ASEAN Committee in Madrid, stressed on the development of ASEAN since its establishment, its contribution to the regional stability, its priorities which include the conclusion of the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) and the ASEAN Outlook on Indo-Pacific, envisioning a prosperous, peaceful and inclusive ASEAN and beyond.
    Aug 08, 2019
  • Royal Thai Embassy in Madrid visited the Port of Huelva
    Royal Thai Embassy in Madrid visited the Port of Huelva
    On 5-6 August 2019, a delegation of the Royal Thai Embassy in Madrid visited the Port of Huelva in the south of Spain. In 2018, the Port of Huelva, halal-certified by Halal Food and Quality, a Halal certify body in Spanish city of Valencia, was the 6th most important port of the European country. Thanks to increasing business activities at the Port, its Authority has decided to improve the Port’s facilities and expand its terminal to serve with the rising demand of its customers.
    During the visit to the Port, Ms. Kongsri met with Mr. Jose Ignacio Alvarez-Ossorio, General Manager of the Port Authority of Huelva and Mr. Francisco Jimenez, Operation Manager of Yilport Holding Huelva, a container terminal and operator in the Port of Huelva to discuss on the promotion of economic relations between Thailand and Spain. Representatives of the Port wish to see more Thai products entering Spain through the Port of Huelva and encourage Thai private sector to seek business opportunities at the Port, situated in the Spanish region of Andalucia.
    Aug 08, 2019
  • Mobile Consular for Thai Workers at the Town of Olmillos, the Province of Soria
    Mobile Consular for Thai Workers at the Town of Olmillos, the Province of Soria
    On 3rd August 2019, the Royal Thai Embassy in Madrid organized a mobile consular activity for Thai citizens working in the agricultural field in the town of Olmillos, Soria Province. In this occasion, the delegation from the Embassy visited the camp of the workers and discussed about their living condition.
    The members of the Embassy were welcome by the executives of Florette, the employer of the Thai worker, who is content with the Thai workers.
    After the mobile consular and meeting with the employer, the Embassy hosted lunch for the 70 Thai workers and friends of Thailand in Olmillos.
    Aug 05, 2019
  • Thai Ambassador to Spain attended monthly meeting of ASEAN Committee in Madrid
    Thai Ambassador to Spain attended monthly meeting of ASEAN Committee in Madrid
    On 23 July 2019, H.E. Mr. Krerkpan Roekchamnong, Thai Ambassador to Spain attended monthly meeting of ASEAN Committee in Madrid (ACM) at Indonesian Residence in Madrid. Besides exchanging views on current political situation in Spain and ASEAN, the ACM also discussed on activities to be carried out in 2019 to further strengthen relations between Spain and ASEAN in all dimensions, including ASEAN Film Festival and ASEAN Education Forum.
    Indonesian Ambassador, host of the Meeting and ACM Chair, has invited Mr. Tomas Gonzalez, President of Spain-ASEAN Business Association, and the Association’s Board Members to attend the meeting, whereby both sides talked about joint efforts and cooperation to further enhance economic relations between Spain and ASEAN.
    Jul 24, 2019
  • Ministry of Foreign Affairs co-hosted  the Responsible Business and Human Rights Forum.
    Ministry of Foreign Affairs co-hosted the Responsible Business and Human Rights Forum.
    The Department of International Economic Affairs of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Thailand, together with the Ministry of Justice, the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD), the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), the United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (UNESCAP), the International Labour Organization (ILO) and the ASEAN Intergovernmental Commission on Human Rights (AICHR) co-hosted the Responsible Business and Human Rights (RBHR) Forum during 12 – 13 June 2019 at the United Nations Conference Center, Bangkok.
    Jul 22, 2019
  • Royal Thai Embassy in Madrid brought a delegation from the city of Almeria, Spain, to visit Chiang Mai
    Royal Thai Embassy in Madrid brought a delegation from the city of Almeria, Spain, to visit Chiang Mai
    Besides the meetings with authorities in Bangkok, Royal Thai Embassy in Madrid took the delegation from the city of Almeria, Spain, comprising of representatives from the University of Almeria, Tecnova Technology Center, Andalucian Institute of Agriculture and Fisheries Research and Training and Almeria Provincial Government, to visit Chiang Mai.
    At the northern province of Thailand, the Spanish delegation had the fruitful meetings with Highland Research and Development Institute (Public Organization), Royal Projects Foundation, Maejo University and Chiang Mai University during 11-12 July 2019 where they exchanged knowledge and information on horticulture and greenhouse technology for warm climate. The delegation also visited Royal Agricultural Station Inthanon to observe the development of greenhouse technology in Thailand.
    As the result of the meetings, Kasetsart University Kampangsaen Campus, Maejo University and Chiang Mai University are interested in signing an MoU to strengthen cooperation education, particularly the exchange of students and researchers with University of Almeria whose expertise is Agricultural Sciences. Moreover,Tecnova Technology Center and Andalucian Institute of Agriculture and Fisheries Research and Training will look into the possibilities of doing joint research and training on greenhouse technology with Departmemt of Agriculture, Royal Projects Foundation and Highland Research and Development Institute (Public Organization) and Royal Projects Foundation.
    Jul 15, 2019
  • Royal Thai Embassy in Madrid brought a delegation from the city of Almeria, Spain, to visit Thailand
    Royal Thai Embassy in Madrid brought a delegation from the city of Almeria, Spain, to visit Thailand
    Royal Thai Embassy in Madrid brought a delegation from the city of Almeria, Spain, comprising of representatives from the University of Almeria, Tecnova Technology Center, Andalucian Institute of Agriculture and Fisheries Research and Training and Almeria Provincial Government, to visit Thailand. The Spanish delegation had the fruitful meetings with Department of Agriculture, National Science and Technology Development Agency, and Kasetsart University Kamphangsaen Campus during 8-9 July 2019 where they exchanged knowledge and information on horticulture and greenhouse technology for warm climate which the Spanish delegates have expertise and suit the need for Thai agricultural sector. Almeria is famous for its horticultural products cultivated in more than 30,000 hectares of greenhouses. The city is, thus, home to leading European greenhouse research centers who are keen to promote cooperation with Thailand.
    Jul 11, 2019
  • Ambassador of Thailand to Spain hosted a dinner in honour of a group of Thai experts on Halal Tourism
    Ambassador of Thailand to Spain hosted a dinner in honour of a group of Thai experts on Halal Tourism
    On 28 June 2019, H.E. Mr. Krerkpan Roekchamnong, Thai Ambassador to Spain, hosted a dinner in honour of a group of Thai experts on Halal Tourism, comprising of Mr. Pakorn Priyakorn, Director of Thailand Halal Standard Institute, Mr. Tawat Noipom, Director of Halal Institute, Prince of Songkla University and Mr. Aree Binprathan, Academic in Thai tourism industry. The Thai delegation visited Spain upon the invitation of the Royal Thai Embassy in Madrid with the mission to exchange knowledge and best practices on the development of Halal Tourism between Thailand and Spain.
    In this opportunity, the Thai Ambassador shared with the delegation situation in Spain, especially on its economic potential as well as the Embassy’s activities to promote Thailand-Spain bilateral relations. The Ambassador also reiterated his readiness to push forward the cooperation between the two countries in one of the economic sectors with high potential of growth for both Thailand and Spain, Halal Tourism.
    Jun 30, 2019
  • Thailand's experts on Halal Tourism visit Spain
    Thailand's experts on Halal Tourism visit Spain
    A group of Thai experts on Halal Tourism, comprising of Mr. Pakorn Priyakorn, Director of Thailand Halal Standard Institute, Mr. Tawat Noipom, Director of Halal Institute, Prince of Songkla University and Mr. Aree Binprathan, Academic in Thai tourism industry visited Spain during 24-28 June 2019, upon the invitation of the Royal Thai Embassy in Madrid. The objective of the visit is to exchange knowledge and best practices on the development of Halal Tourism between Thailand and Spain.
    During the visit to Spain, the Thai delegation met with public and private institutions; including representatives of the Ministry of Industry, Trade and Tourism, Tourism and Sport Authority of Andalucia, Tourism Authority of Cordoba, Andalusi Foundation, and Halal Institute Cordoba, to learn of Spain’s Halal Tourism policy and discuss on further cooperation between Thailand and Spain in this field. Exchange of students and cooperation on Halal Gastronomy are among the activities to be carried out in the near future.
    In 2018, Spain received 82.6 million foreign tourists. One of the major tourist attractions is Andalucia Region where there are several historical sites related to Islamic religion. As the region is popular among Muslim travelers, public and private sectors in the area put the efforts to develop Halal Tourism to attract more and more Muslim travelers. This coincides with the Thai government’s policy to develop Thailand’s Muslim Friendly Destinations. Therefore, Halal Tourism is an area in which Thailand and Spain can develop cooperation to further develop this niche market for both countries.
    Jun 30, 2019
  • closing ceremony of the 10th Course of General Staff of the Armed Forces of the Superior Institute of the Armed Force,
    closing ceremony of the 10th Course of General Staff of the Armed Forces of the Superior Institute of the Armed Force,
    On 25 June 2019, His Excellency Ambassador of Thailand participated in the closing ceremony of the 10th Course of General Staff of the Armed Forces of the Superior Institute of the Armed Force, in which His Majesty the King of Spain presided over the Ceremony.
    His Majesty the King of Spain congratulating staffs of the Armed force that graduated from the course and hoped that the course will not only furnish the knowledge in the field of defense but also in promoting amicable ties among armed force staffs from different countries.
    The said course is a one-year training, in which armed force staffs from Spain and 22 other countries attended. As for ASEAN, there are armed force staffs from Thailand, Philippines and Indonesia participated in the course. For Thailand, Wing Commander Nittaphol Srisuk, from the Royal Thai Airforce, participated in the course.
    Jun 28, 2019
  • Mobile Dhamma Project for Thai Community in the Canary Island
    Mobile Dhamma Project for Thai Community in the Canary Island
    The Royal Thai Embassy in Madrid supported the Muang Siam Thai Association in the Canary in organization the Mobile Dhamma Project at the Island of Tenerife during 21 – 23 June 2019. The Embassy received kind support from Pra Maha Nong, from Wat Nawamintararachutis, Lyon, France, in visiting Tenerife to teach a course on meditation. The course was well received from the Thai community and there were 24 participants in the project.
    On 23 June 2019, the Embassy and the Muang Siam Association organized the merit making ceremony at Hotel Botanico, with the support from Mr. Wolfgang Kiessling, honourary Consul of Thailand to the Canary Islands. The event was also well received from the Thai community, with about 50 people participated.
    The event provides a good opportunity for Thai community to listen to Dhamma teaching as well to perform merit making as currently there is no Thai Buddhist temple in Spain. The event also provides a good opportunity for the members of the Royal Thai Embassy to meet with the Thai community.
    Jun 25, 2019
  • Special Advisor of Thailand’s Eastern Economic Corridor (EEC) met with Spanish public and private sectors
    Special Advisor of Thailand’s Eastern Economic Corridor (EEC) met with Spanish public and private sectors
    During his visit to Spain, H.E. Mr. Sihasak Puangketkeow, Special Advisor of Thailand’s Eastern Economic Corridor (EEC), met with Spanish public and private sectors to further enhance economic relations between Thailand and Spain, particularly within the EEC’s framework.
    Jun 19, 2019
  •  Seminar on Thailand’s EEC: Opportunities for Spain
    Seminar on Thailand’s EEC: Opportunities for Spain
    On 17 June 2019, Royal Thai Embassy in Madrid in collaboration with the Eastern Economic Corridor Office and the Board of Investment of Thailand, Paris Office, organized Seminar on Thailand’s EEC: Opportunities for Spain at Club Financiero Genova in Madrid. The main objective of the seminar is to draw more Spanish business in the fields of aviation, defense and logistics, the industries whereby Spain is highly competitive at the global level, to invest in Thailand, especially in the EEC.
    Jun 21, 2019
  • Ambassador of Thailand to Spain presented the Letters of Credence to His Majesty King Felipe 6 of the Kingdom of Spain
    Ambassador of Thailand to Spain presented the Letters of Credence to His Majesty King Felipe 6 of the Kingdom of Spain
    On 12 June 2019, His Excellency Mr. Krerkpan Roekchamnong, Ambassador of Thailand to Spain, presented the Letters of Credence as Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Kingdom of Thailand to the Kingdom of Spain, to His Majesty King Felipe 6 of the Kingdom of Spain at the Royal Palace, Madrid, Spain.
    After the presentation of the Letters of Credence, His Majesty the King graciously granted a private audience to the Ambassador, whereby His Majesty the King and Ambassador of Thailand discussed means and ways to further promote the relations between the two Kingdoms.
    Jun 20, 2019
  • Thai Ambassador to Spain paid a courtesy call on Director General of the United Nations and Human Rights, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, European Union and Cooperation of Spain
    Thai Ambassador to Spain paid a courtesy call on Director General of the United Nations and Human Rights, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, European Union and Cooperation of Spain
    On 4 June 2019, H.E. Mr. Krerkpan Roekchamnong, Thai Ambassador to Spain paid a courtesy call on H.E. Mr. Marcos Gomez, Director General of the United Nations and Human Rights, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, European Union and Cooperation of Spain, to introduce himself. At the meeting, both sides exchanged views on the outcome of the III International Conference on Safe Schools hosted by Spain last month. In addition, the two sides discussed on the exchange of votes for Thailand and Spain's candidacies to international organizations.
    Jun 06, 2019