Having focused his gaze eastward during his term as deputy permanent secretary at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Pisan Manawapat today is devoting his attention to a huge and very promising country to the west of Thailand.
Now holding the fort at the Royal Thai Embassy in New Delhi, Mr Pisan is on a mission to persuade Thai businessmen and the public that the opportunities available in India are second to none, and if Thai investors continue to procrastinate, it will be too late.
The man who was Thailand’s lead negotiator for the Japan-Thailand Economic Partnership Agreement (JTEPA) has been pulling out all the stops. Not long ago he set up a meeting for Thai investors with Narendra Modi — touted by some as a potential prime ministerial candidate — to assure Thai businesses about the policy support India offered.
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