BANGKOK, 21 June 2019 (NNT) - Prime Minister Gen. Prayut Chan-o-cha delivered a speech, entitled ’the Future of Thailand and ASEAN’, during the fifth Bloomberg ASEAN Business Summit. The premier confirmed that Thailand, as chair of ASEAN this year, has had the potential and is prepared in all aspects to make progress alongside the ASEAN community.
Thailand has gone through restive situations and solved obstacles to national development, such as the illegal, unregulated and unreported fishing and human trafficking, as well as facilitated doing business to upgrade the country’s competitiveness. Over the past five years, the government has restored confidence and promoted sustainable economic development in accordance with a 20-year national strategy.
As chair of ASEAN, Thailand is looking to promote sustainability in all respects. The ASEAN Summit aims to achieve success in steering strategies for the promotion of connectivity in trade, investment, tourism and electronic systems and the creation of sustainability in the development of the grassroots economy and improvement in people’s welfare.