Italy talks business with PM

Italy talks business with PM

New charge discusses EEC expense

The brand new Italian ambassador to Thailand yesterday told Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha of Italy’s interest in the Eastern Economic Corridor (EEC).

Italia strongly believes in Thailand’s capacity to expand trade plus investment in several places, especially ones included in the EEC scheme, charge Paolo Dionisi told the PM in their first meeting.

Italian companies are interested in investing in industries, such as the production associated with motorcycles in Asia, Mr Dionisi mentioned.

He or she said some discussions have already been conducted using the Board of Expense of Thailand concerning a BOI offer to stage a new roadshow of Thai business sectors within Europe in 03.

Gen Prayut said the particular Thai government has been glad to learn additional about potential trade and investment opportunities. It would fully support such opportunities in addition to any other trade plus investment cooperation projects between the two countries, he said.

Mr Dionisi spoke of training cooperation, with the Italian language embassy in Bangkok agreeing to support Thailänder students and providing them scholarships in more academic disciplines.

Cooperation in the development of science plus technology infrastructure between the two countries seemed to be covered in the conference in Gen Prayut’s office.

Gen Prayut mentioned the Thai govt is committed to keeping the existing cooperation between Thailand’s Geo-Informatics plus Space Technology Growth Agency (Gistda) and the Italian Space Company in the area of space plus satellite technology growth. As part of this, assistance efforts would also continue between the Asia Center of Superiority for Life Sciences and Italy’s science plus medical technology companies, he added.

In security cooperation, Mr Dionisi said, both edges agreed to work closely together on the progress the curriculum of the Command and Common Staff College plus Chulachomklao Royal Army Academy.

He added that this cooperation also consists of the development of new courses for the Royal Thai Police.

Gen Prayut also asked Mr Dionisi to relay their congratulations to Italy’s first female prime minister, Giorgia Meloni, while Mr Dionisi said the Italian language prime minister acquired sent her good wishes to Gen Prayut and the Thai government. Mr Dionisi also expressed Ms Meloni’s intention to go to Thailand for the first time.