PM Prayut in NY for UN meeting
published : 23 Sep 2019 at 12:02
writer: Post Reporters
Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha arrived in New York for the 74th Session of the United Nations General Assembly and soon after met representatives of Thai communities in the United States.
Media reported that the flight carrying his delegation landed at John F Kennedy International Airport at 11.05am local time on Sunday. He is staying at the Plaza Athenee Hotel.
At the hotel he met 175 representatives of Thai communities in the US. Gen Prayut told them he would also attend sessions on universal health coverage and international responses to climate change.
The prime minister told the representatives that his government was working for national development and trying to solve long-standing social problems, while attaching importance to human resource development and the economic opportunities of farmers and workers to narrow income gaps.
Gen Prayut is scheduled to retuirn to Thailand on Sept 27.