PM to attend ACMECS meeting

Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra will lead a the Thai delegation to the 5th meeting of the Ayeyawady-Chao Phraya-Mekong Economic Cooperation Strategy (ACMECS) group in Vientiane, Laos, on March 12-13.

  • Published: 11/03/2013 at 11:26 AM
  • Newspaper section: breakingnews

The delegation will include Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Surapong Tovichakchaikul, Commerce Minister Boonsong Teriyapirom, PM's secretary-general Suranand Vejjajiva, and government spokesman Tossaporn Serirak.

The prime minister and her entourage are scheduled to depart from the air force's Wing 6 terminal on Tuesday at 4.30pm and return to Thailand on Wednesday about 4.15pm.

The ACMECS meeting brings together the five Asean member countries in the Mekong basin - Thailand, Myanmar, Laos, Cambodia and Vietnam - for consultations on cooperation in making use of the strengths and diversity of resources in the region to promote balanced development.

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