METI Minister Sugawara Holds Meeting with Minister Suriya Jungrungreangkit, Minister of Industry, the Kingdom of Thailand
September 30, 2019
On September 27, 2019, Mr. Sugawara Isshu, Minister of Economy, Trade and Industry, held a meeting in Tokyo with Minister Suriya, Thailand.
Minister Sugawara expressed congratulations to Minister Suriya on his taking office as the Minister of Industry and also stated Japan’s intention of enriching Japan-Thailand economic cooperation in the development of the Eastern Economic Corridor (EEC), human resource development and other fields under Thailand 4.0, a national strategic vision for Thailand.
Minister Suriya expressed congratulations to Minister Sugawara on his taking office as the Minister of Economy, Trade and Industry and also demonstrated strong interest in promoting Japanese companies’ investment in Thailand and METI’s continuous cooperation with Thailand, aiming at the sophistication of industries in the country and the development of the EEC.
The ministers confirmed that the two countries will continue to cooperate toward further sophistication of Thai industries and their enhancement of value added with the inauguration of the new administrations in the respective countries.
- From the left: Minister Sugawara and Minister Suriya
Division in Charge
Asia and Pacific Division, Trade Policy Bureau