India and Thailand Monday celebrated the seventy fifth anniversary of the institution of diplomatic relations and in tune with the identical a sequence of occasions and actions have been deliberate all through this 12 months to replicate the multi-faceted cooperation between either side.
To rejoice the seventy fifth 12 months of relations between either side, the Royal Thai Embassy has organized a sequence of celebratory occasions all all year long.
These embody the textile seminar and exhibition in Varanasi, Kolkata and Delhi final month, and the portray exhibition on the Lalit Kala Academy in August, which have been supported by the Indian Council for Cultural Relations (ICCR).
The Embassy additionally plans to deliver younger entrepreneurs from the North Jap Area of India to go to Thailand in September. The Thai Consulate-Generals in Kolkata, Mumbai and Chennai, in addition to Staff Thailand workplaces, have additionally initiated varied actions to rejoice this big day.
India and Thailand have historic and cultural roots relationship again greater than thousand years earlier than the institution of diplomatic relations.
Thanks to all the chums of Thailand who joined us final night time to rejoice the seventy fifth Anniversary of the institution of 🇹🇭&🇮🇳 diplomatic relations. We have been honoured to have the event graced by Hon’ble @RanjanRajkuma11 🙏.To deeper & hotter relations b/w the 2 international locations🤝 pic.twitter.com/fplZ0vzxD4
— Thailand in India (@ThailandinIndia) August 2, 2022
The relations on the political facet are nearer and pleasant in any respect ranges. There have been common visits from the Royal Thai household, exchanges of visits between head of governments, ministers and high-level officers from varied companies paving the alternatives for a better cooperation in all areas resembling army, safety, commerce and funding, tradition, schooling, and so forth.
The ties between the 2 sides additionally prolonged to sub-regional, regional and multilateral ranges, together with Mekong-Ganga Cooperation, BIMSTEC and ASEAN-India.
The army and safety relations are additionally constructive with common high-level conferences and joint coaching and workouts between Military, Navy and Air Forces from either side.
The sixth Thailand-India International Workplace Consultations was convened in New Delhi earlier in April. This might be adopted by the ninth Joint Fee assembly to be held in Bangkok later this month. Each high-level conferences will assist to put down methods ahead to additional improve the dynamic cooperation and joint mechanisms in all areas.
Regardless of the good problem posted by Covid-19 pandemic in the course of the previous two years, the friendship and cooperation between the 2 international locations stay sturdy and resilient.
Thailand stood by India in the course of the second Covid wave in April final 12 months with the supply of medical provides, together with oxygen cylinders and concentrators, from Their Majesties the King and the Queen of Thailand.
Likewise, India additionally supported Thailand with the identical in instances of disaster.
On the financial entrance, India is Thailand’s largest buying and selling associate in South Asia and the eleventh worldwide. The commerce quantity in 2021 reached nearly 15 billion USD, recorded as an all-time excessive.
Presently, there are round 38 Thai firms investing in India within the fields of infrastructure, housing, agro-processing and automotive.
Folks-to-people connectivity between Thailand and India can be a lot stronger. Each international locations, by means of their Tourism Authorities, have put efforts into using their full potentials of “Wonderful Thailand” and “Unbelievable India”.
Thailand stays India’s favourite journey vacation spot because it solely took 5 years, from 2015 to 2019, for the variety of Indian vacationers heading to Thailand to be doubled, from 1.03 million to just about two million.
India ranks first amongst worldwide air vacationers to Thailand in the course of the first of half this 12 months.