On 4 October 2018 at 08.30 hrs, at the Purple Room, Thai Khu Fa Building, Government House, H.E. General Prayut Chan-o-cha, Prime Minister of Thailand, presented a contribution of 5 million baht (approximately US$155,000) to H.E. Mr. Ahmad Rusdi, Ambassador of Indonesia to Thailand, as a token of support and sympathy from the Royal Thai Government and the people of Thailand to those affected by the powerful earthquake and subsequent tsunami that struck Central Sulawesi on 28 September 2018.
The Department of International Organizations, Ministry of Foreign Affairs and the Thailand Mine Action Center, Royal Thai Armed Forces, will co-organise a briefing titled, “Thailand’s Progress in Releasing Landmine Contaminated Areas and Developments on the National Mine Action Standard” on 21 September 2018 at 14.00 - 15.00 hrs. at Vithes Samosorn, Ministry of Foreign Affairs.
Following recent news reports on the release of the UNSG’s Report on Cooperation with the United Nations, its representatives and mechanisms in the field of human rights, relating to Thailand, the Royal Thai Government wishes to make the following clarifications:
On 17 September 2018, Mr. Thani Thongphakdi, Deputy Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Kingdom of Thailand, represented the Royal Thai Government to hand over the Instrument of Ratification of the Charter of Asian Disaster Preparedness Center (ADPC) to Dr. Bhichit Rattakul, Secretary General and Special Advisor to ADPC Foundation.
NONG KHAI, 11th September 2018 (NNT) – Flooding has remained in many areas of the northeast due to tributaries still being unable to drain into the Mekong River. Meanwhile, several schools in Nong Khai are to remain closed for another week.