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Thailand organises sequence of occasions to mark 75 years of diplomatic ties with India

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India and Thailand Monday celebrated the 75th anniversary of the institution of diplomatic relations and in tune with the identical a sequence of occasions and actions have been deliberate all through this 12 months to mirror the multi-faceted cooperation between either side.

To have a good time the 75th 12 months of relations between either side, the Royal Thai Embassy has organized a sequence of celebratory occasions all all year long.

These embrace the textile seminar and exhibition in Varanasi, Kolkata and Delhi final month, and the portray exhibition on the Lalit Kala Academy in August, which have been supported by the Indian Council for Cultural Relations (ICCR).

The Embassy additionally plans to deliver younger entrepreneurs from the North Eastern Region of India to go to Thailand in September. The Thai Consulate-Generals in Kolkata, Mumbai and Chennai, in addition to Team Thailand workplaces, have additionally initiated numerous actions to have a good time this big day.

India and Thailand have historic and cultural roots relationship again greater than thousand years earlier than the institution of diplomatic relations.

The relations on the political facet are nearer and pleasant in any respect ranges. There have been common visits from the Royal Thai household, exchanges of visits between head of governments, ministers and high-level officers from numerous businesses paving the alternatives for a better cooperation in all areas similar to navy, safety, commerce and funding, tradition, schooling, and so on.

The ties between the 2 sides additionally prolonged to sub-regional, regional and multilateral ranges, together with Mekong-Ganga Cooperation, BIMSTEC and ASEAN-India.

The navy and safety relations are additionally constructive with common high-level conferences and joint coaching and workouts between Army, Navy and Air Forces from either side.

The sixth Thailand-India Foreign Office Consultations was convened in New Delhi earlier in April. This might be adopted by the ninth Joint Commission assembly to be held in Bangkok later this month. Both high-level conferences will assist to put down methods ahead to additional improve the dynamic cooperation and joint mechanisms in all areas.

Despite the good problem posted by Covid-19 pandemic in the course of the previous two years, the friendship and cooperation between the 2 nations stay robust and resilient.

Thailand stood by India in the course of the second Covid wave in April final 12 months with the supply of medical provides, together with oxygen cylinders and concentrators, from Their Majesties the King and the Queen of Thailand.

Likewise, India additionally supported Thailand with the identical in occasions of disaster.

On the financial entrance, India is Thailand’s largest buying and selling companion in South Asia and the 11th worldwide. The commerce quantity in 2021 reached almost 15 billion USD, recorded as an all-time excessive.

Currently, there are round 38 Thai corporations investing in India within the fields of infrastructure, housing, agro-processing and automotive.

People-to-people connectivity between Thailand and India can also be a lot stronger. Both nations, via their Tourism Authorities, have put efforts into using their full potentials of “Amazing Thailand” and “Incredible India”.

Thailand stays India’s favourite travel vacation spot because it solely took 5 years, from 2015 to 2019, for the variety of Indian vacationers heading to Thailand to be doubled, from 1.03 million to nearly two million.

India ranks first amongst worldwide air vacationers to Thailand in the course of the first of half this 12 months.

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