Current Affairs PDF

Thailand Prime Minister Chan-o-cha’s Three-day visit to India

AffairsCloud YouTube Channel - Click Here

AffairsCloud APP Click Here

Thailand Prime Minister Chan-o-cha made visit to India and arrived in New Delhi starting from 16th June to enhance bilateral cooperation between two nations

Focus: Enhance bilateral cooperation in the fields ofmomento

i. Trade and Investment
ii. Defence
iii. Security
iv. Tourism

Key aspects of the visit:

  • Thai and India Prime Minister had discussed to expand maritime security cooperation, dealt about challenges in terrorism and development trade between two nations
  • Both Prime Ministers conversed about the condition in the South China Sea


  • Thai Prime Minister Chan-o-Cha and his spouse Naraporn Chan-o-cha
  • Cabinet Ministers, Senior Officials and 46 member business delegation


  1. Thai Prime Minister meeting with Prime Minister and Vice President of India
  2. Confer a Speech at the Business meet organized by FICCI, CII and ASSOCHAM
  3. India – Thailand Joint Business Forum had the first meeting and makes the recommendations for enhancing trade exploration between two nations
  4. Visited the Bodhgaya and returned to Thailand

Note: Former Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra made visit to India in January 2012 and was the chief Guest for the Republic Day Celebration

Thailand’s Prime Minister Prayut Chan-O-Cha and his wife Naraporn Chan-o-cha receive a memento at the Rajghat memorial for Mahatama Gandhi in New Delhi

India, Thailand agreed to build Joint Collaboration in Counter-terrorism, Defence, Maritime security

India and Thailand agreed to sign White Shipping Agreement to improve cooperation on Defence and Maritime concerns, Counter Terrorism, Cyber Security and Human Trafficking

Enhancement in Maritime Concerns

i. Anti-Piracy Cooperation
ii. Security of sea lanes of communication
iii. Coast Guard Cooperation to keep peace
iv. Ensure Safety and Security of navigation in the Indian Ocean

Apart from Maritime Concerns and Defence, Prime Minister agreed to deepen security commitment in the areas of Cyber security, Narcotics, Transnational Economic offenses and human trafficking

He also added that priority will be given to Comprehensive Economic and partnership Agreement

India and Thailand signed key pacts in the field of culture and education

India and Thailand agreed to sign the two agreements on Cultural Exchange and Academic Cooperation

Features of Agreement:

The academic collaboration agreement was signed between Chiang Mai University and Nagaland University

Axis Bank of India and Kasikorn Bank of Thailand inked pact for trade and investment

Mumbai Based Axis Bank signed agreement with Thailand Kasikorn Bank to explore the cooperation in the areas of Trade and Investment

Features of the Agreement:

  • The Memorandum of Understanding will support the existing bond between two banks
  • Support and improve cooperation in the fields of trade, investment and businesses
  • Axis bank is said to be first private bank sign an agreement with Thailand based bank

Signed by:

  • Sidharth Rath, Group Executive – Corporate & Transaction Banking, Axis Bank
  • Preedee Daochai, Board Director & President, Kasikorn Bank

About Kasikorn Bank:

  • Fourth Largest Bank
  • Net Asset Value: USD 75 billion

Thailand Prime Minister visited Bodh Gaya and offered prayer at Mahabodhi Temple

Thailand Prime Minister along with his Spouse visited Bodh Gaya and offered prayer at Mahbodhi Temple in Bihar’s Gaya District

Prime Minister taken part in a special prayer under the sacred tree

Prime Minister Modi announced new visa rules for Thailand tourists

Prime Minister of India announced new Visa rules for Thailand tourists to facilitate double entry e-tourist visas in order to attract more tourists

Prime Minister expressed that both nations would celebrate 70 years of establishment of diplomatic relations.

And also he added that connectivity between two nations is essential to bring people closer and support in the fields of Science, Education, Culture and Tourism cooperation

Thailand companies planned to construct five high-end hotels for Buddhist circuit

During the last day on the visit, Thailand Prime Minister announced that Thailand companies will invest to build the Buddhist Circuit and to construct five high-end hotels