Meeting with DLD and Esan Beef Expo 2017
27 June 2017 Office of Agricultural Affairs and Royal Thai Embassy, Canberra, led by Mr. Jirachai Pankrasin, the Ambassador, together with officials from Ministry of Agriculture and Food Western Australia (DAFWA) paid a courtesy call and had a meeting with Mr. Apai Suttisunk, Director-General, Department of Livestock Development and his team. Collaboration on improving live cattle industry in Thailand with the assistance of Australia has been discussed. The delegation paid a courtesy visit to the Governor of Khon Kaen province. The Ambassador presided over the opening ceremony of Seminar on Live Cattle Industry on 28 June 2017. Several speakers were from Australian live cattle industry. There were business matching sessions going on between live cattle exporters from Western Australia and Queensland and Thai live cattle importers, cooperatives and farmers during the Isan Beef Expo 2017 (28 June – 1 July 201) held at Kosa Hotel and Khon Kane University. The initiatives received significant interests from parties concern and were one of very successful events.