Govt to boost trade with Mongolia
- Published: 4/05/2013 at 10:36 AM
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The value of bilateral trade and investment between Thailand and Mongolia will be increased by two folds in the next three years, Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra said.
Speaking on her “Yingluck Government Meets the People” weekly programme on NBT on Saturday morning, Ms Yingluck said the two countries jointly agreed that the bilateral trade and investment should be promoted.
Ms Yingluck, on April 27-19, paid an official visit to Mongolia to strengthen trade and investment ties. She is the first Thai Prime Minister to visit the country.
The premier said Mongolia wanted Thailand to open direct flights between the two countries and she will coordinate with local airlines to assess a feasibility of running the aviation service business as invited.
Regarding the criticism on her speech given to the 7th Ministerial Conference of the Community of Democracies in Mongolia, Ms Yingluck said it was just a sharing of democratic experience.
Ms Yingluck said she had told the meeting about democratic development in Thailand over the past ten years, and assured that the her government would put utmost effort to strengthen democratic system in Thailand.
Ms Yingluck said the 2010 political violence is a bitter lesson and that she does not want any recurrence of such bloodshed. She did not want to see people being suffered from calling for a real democracy again.
The prime minister promised that she would do her best to provide all needed assistance for the people suffering from the political unrest and to bring about national reconciliation to allow the country to move forward.
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