The Organisation of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) says the government has done a better job of providing information about the ongoing strife in the far South.
Foreign Ministry spokesman Manasvi Srisodapol said he received the OIC's final communique from Thailand's ambassador to Egypt Charit Manittayakul, who represented Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra at the 12th Session of the Islamic Summit Conference on Wednesday and Thursday in Cairo.
The meeting agreed with the final communique which described Thailand as more cooperative with the OIC in dealing with problems in the far South.
"The Foreign Ministry is pleased with the OIC's reflection that there has been constructive cooperation between Thailand and the OIC during the past year," Mr Manasvi said.
"The Thai government will continue to cooperate with the OIC in the best interests of the Muslim people in Thailand."
The OIC commended the efforts of its secretary-general in monitoring the situation Muslims face in the far South.
The communique, however, called for the government to take further steps in concert with the OIC in creating peace and stability in the region.
Mr Manasvi said the prime minister clarified her government's strategy in ending the violence in the deep South during her visit last year to Bahrain, Qatar and Kuwait. Last November, the OIC criticised the government, saying it had made only "meagre" progress.
Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Surapong Tovichakchaikul on Jan 31 led Thailand-based OIC ambassadors and diplomats on a visit to the far South. The OIC said the visit gave its members a better understanding about what is going on in the region.
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