Thailand and Malaysia have pledged to enhance connectivity in the ASEAN region and join forces in building the ASEAN Community. They have also agreed to cooperate in developing infrastructure linking Thailand’s southern border provinces with Malaysia’s northern and eastern states.
Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra has stated that the setting up of the National Development Fund for Women was an effort to empower Thai women and enhance their potential. It is among the Government’s 16 urgent policies to be implemented in the 2012 fiscal year.
The Government will hold a special OTOP fair, which will give a major boost to products under the Foundation for the Promotion of Supplementary Occupations and Related Techniques (SUPPORT), established by Her Majesty Queen Sirikit.