Canadian Ambassador Seeks Canadian Business Investment for Thailand

Canadian Food & Wine Event / Wine Dinner at The Plaza Athenee Bangkok

Ambassador Calvert attending a Canadian Food & Wine Event / Wine Dinner at The Plaza Athenee Bangkok

BANGKOK – Canada’s Ambassador to Thailand, H.E. Mr. Philip Calvert paid a courtesy visit to the Deputy Prime Minister of Economy, MR Pridiyathorn Devakula to discuss business and investment opportunities in Thailand.During talks at the Government House, Ambassador Calvert expressed his appreciation for MR Pridiyathorn Devakula who participated in the Canada-ASEAN Business Forum in March and the first Thailand-Canada Business Meeting, which proved useful to both Thai and Canadian business sectors.

The Canadian Ambassador also showed interest in persuading Canadian businessmen to invest in Thailand, following signs that its economy is starting to recover. He also inquired about opportunities for Canadian investors to take part in the government’s infrastructure projects, particularly the monorail project, Suvarnabhumi Airport expansions, and satellite development.

Meanwhile, MR Pridiyathorn affirmed that the government would select investors impartially, stressing that the chosen investors must be willing to share knowledge and technologies with the country, which is pushing forth its policy of Digital Economy.

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