||21 September 2009
Thai PM to attend climate change summit at UN
Thai Prime Minister Abhisit Vejjajiva left for the United States early Monday morning to attend the 64th Session of the United Nations General Assembly in New York, where he is scheduled to participate in the high-level climate change conference.
On Tuesday, Abhisit will participate in a High-Level Meeting on Climate Change and Interactive Roundtable Session: High-Level Meeting on Climate Change (Summit on Climate Change) at the UN Headquarters to exchange views on global warning and related issues and address Thailand’s role in tackling this challenge.
On the same day he will also deliver speech “Post-crisis Thailand: Building a New Democratic Society” at Columbia University to renew confidence in Thai politics and the building of a new democratic society.
His itinerary includes attending the 64th Session of the General Assembly in New York, the G-20 Summit in Pittsburgh, meeting major US investors in the stock exchange, business leaders, importers, members of the US-Thailand Business Council, and the American media.
After the G-20 Summit on Thursday and Friday, Abhisit will be back at the UN to address the assembly sharing Thailand’s views regarding the global economic crisis to the international community, Thailand’s role in Asean, as well as on the political and economic situation of Thailand.
Accompanying the prime minister are representatives from six Thai agencies including the ministries of finance, commerce, and foreign affairs, plus the Stock Exchange of Thailand (SET), the Office of the Board of Investment (BoI), and the Thailand Convention and Exhibition Bureau (TCEB).
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