New Zealand’s PM visits Thailand between April 16 – 18

Prime Minister and Minister of Finance Srettha Thavisin will have a bilateral meeting with Prime Minister of New Zealand, Christopher Luxon during April 16 – 18.

Prime Minister and Minister of Finance Srettha Thavisin will have a bilateral meeting with Prime Minister of New Zealand, Christopher Luxon during April 16 – 18.

Government Spokesperson Chai Wacharonke said Prime Minister and Minister of Finance Srettha Thavisin will have a bilateral meeting with Prime Minister of New Zealand, Christopher Luxon, on the occasion of the official visit to Thailand during April 16 – 18.

The Prime Minister will chair the official welcoming ceremony for the PM New Zealand on April 17, 2024 at the Government House, followed by a bilateral meeting to focus on   mutual interest.

Mr Srettha will also meet with the New Zealand business delegation. Later, both Prime Ministers will witness the signing of agreements between the relevant agencies of the two countries, which will be followed by a joint press conference. then the PM Srettha will host a luncheon in honour of the Prime Minister of New Zealand.

According to the Government Spokesperson, this official visit of the Prime Minister of New Zealand reflects the close and cordial relations between Thailand and New Zealand. It will also provide an opportunity for Thailand and New Zealand to deepen mutual cooperation. Moreover, it is an opportunity for Thailand and New Zealand to deepen mutual cooperation in all areas, particularly in defence and security, economic, clean energy, innovation, education and cultural areas, as well as people-to-people cooperation. In addition, a joint statement between Thailand and New Zealand will also be issued to underscore the outcome of the official visit.

This official visit is the first official visit to Thailand by the Prime Minister of New Zealand in 11 years. The delegation will comprise the Minister for Climate Change of New Zealand,  Simon Watts , the member of parliament Paulo Garcia MP, and a business delegation.