Neighbouring Countries Economic Development Cooperation Agency (Public Organization) (NEDA) News - Press Release http://www.neda.or.th/2018/ NEDA participated the Bilateral Transport Minister Meeting between Lao PDR and Thailand and attended the Monitoring Mission for Hongsa District - Ban Chiangman Road Construction Project NEDA participated the Bilateral Transport Minister Meeting between Lao PDR and Thailand and attended the Monitoring Mission for Hongsa District - Ban Chiangman Road Construction Project http://www.neda.or.th/2018/en/news/detail?d=nGA4BNWewEb3QWewEb3Q 5 Oct. 2560 http://www.neda.or.th/2018/en/news/detail?d=nGS4BNWewEb3QWewEb3Q 25 Oct. 2560 http://www.neda.or.th/2018/en/news/detail?d=nGW4BNWewEb3QWewEb3Q 13 Oct. 2560 Joint Project Monitoring Mission in Xaiyabuli Province and Luang Prabang Province, Lao PDR. Joint Project Monitoring Mission in Xaiyabuli Province and Luang Prabang Province, Lao PDR. http://www.neda.or.th/2018/en/news/detail?d=nGW4AjWewEb3QWewEb3Q 2 Nov. 2560 http://www.neda.or.th/2018/en/news/detail?d=nGA4AjWewEb3QWewEb3Q 10 Nov. 2560 http://www.neda.or.th/2018/en/news/detail?d=nGE4AjWewEb3QWewEb3Q 10 Nov. 2560 Invitation for Bids The Construction of Stung Bot Border Crossing Facilities and Access Road to the National Road No. 5, Kingdom of Cambodia. http://www.neda.or.th/2018/en/news/detail?d=nGI4AjWewEb3QWewEb3Q 7 Dec. 2560 http://www.neda.or.th/2018/en/news/detail?d=nGM4AjWewEb3QWewEb3Q 7 Dec. 2560 http://www.neda.or.th/2018/en/news/detail?d=nGq4AjWewEb3QWewEb3Q 29 Nov. 2560 http://www.neda.or.th/2018/en/news/detail?d=nGu4AjWewEb3QWewEb3Q 24 Nov. 2560 http://www.neda.or.th/2018/en/news/detail?d=nGy4AjWewEb3QWewEb3Q 24 Nov. 2560 http://www.neda.or.th/2018/en/news/detail?d=nGE4BNWewEb3QWewEb3Q 3 Oct. 2560 http://www.neda.or.th/2018/en/news/detail?d=nGI4BNWewEb3QWewEb3Q 21 Sep. 2560 NEDA attended the 22nd GMS Ministerial Conference and Economic Corridor Forum NEDA attended the 22nd GMS Ministerial Conference and Economic Corridor Forum http://www.neda.or.th/2018/en/news/detail?d=nGu4BNWewEb3QWewEb3Q 18 Sep. 2560 http://www.neda.or.th/2018/en/news/detail?d=nGy4BNWewEb3QWewEb3Q 6 Sep. 2560 http://www.neda.or.th/2018/en/news/detail?d=nGO4BDWewEb3QWewEb3Q 5 Sep. 2560 NEDA representatives attended the EDCF 30th Anniversary and the 7th CEXIM-EDCF-JICA-NEDA Seminar in Seoul, Republic of Korea NEDA representatives attended the EDCF 30th Anniversary and the 7th CEXIM-EDCF-JICA-NEDA Seminar in Seoul, Republic of Korea http://www.neda.or.th/2018/en/news/detail?d=nGS4BDWewEb3QWewEb3Q 4 Sep. 2560 http://www.neda.or.th/2018/en/news/detail?d=nGW4BDWewEb3QWewEb3Q 1 Sep. 2560 http://www.neda.or.th/2018/en/news/detail?d=nGE4BDWewEb3QWewEb3Q 30 Aug. 2560 Korea Development Institute (KDI) delegates visited Vice President of NEDA and representatives to learn about NEDA Technical Cooperation n August 28th, 2017, the delegates from Korea Development Institute (KDI), comprising of Mr. Tai-Hee LEE, Director, Center for International Development (KDI) and Ms. Hyunyi CHOI, Senior Research Associate, Center for International Development (KDI), visited Colonel Saranyu Viriyavejakul; Vice President of NEDA http://www.neda.or.th/2018/en/news/detail?d=nGI4BDWewEb3QWewEb3Q 28 Aug. 2560 The Asia Foundation group of representatives visited President of NEDA to discuss and share information and experience about International Sustainable Development Cooperation On August 22nd, 2017, a group of representatives from the Asia Foundation (TAF) Korea Office visited Mr. Newin Sinsiri; President of NEDA and representatives during the study visit to Thailand on International Sustainable Development Cooperation: South-South and Triangular Cooperation. http://www.neda.or.th/2018/en/news/detail?d=nGM4BDWewEb3QWewEb3Q 22 Aug. 2560 http://www.neda.or.th/2018/en/news/detail?d=nGq4BDWewEb3QWewEb3Q 1 Jan. 2513 http://www.neda.or.th/2018/en/news/detail?d=nGu4BDWewEb3QWewEb3Q 16 Aug. 2560 http://www.neda.or.th/2018/en/news/detail?d=nGy4BDWewEb3QWewEb3Q 11 Aug. 2560 http://www.neda.or.th/2018/en/news/detail?d=qQOcZUtk 10 Aug. 2560 http://www.neda.or.th/2018/en/news/detail?d=qQScZUtk 10 Aug. 2560 http://www.neda.or.th/2018/en/news/detail?d=qQWcZUtk 9 Aug. 2560 Discussion on NEDA’s draft 4 Years Strategic Plan On 7 August 2017, NEDA held the discussion on NEDA’s draft 4 Years Strategic Plan. In this regard, Mr.Newin Sinsiri, President, was the chairperson. Mr.Perames Vudthitornnetiraks and Colonel Saranyu Viriyavejakul, D.Sc., Vice President, also attended the discussion. http://www.neda.or.th/2018/en/news/detail?d=qQAcZUtk 7 Aug. 2560 http://www.neda.or.th/2018/en/news/detail?d=qQEcZUtk 4 Aug. 2560 http://www.neda.or.th/2018/en/news/detail?d=qQIcZUtk 3 Aug. 2560 Colonel Saranyu Viriyavejakul, D.Sc. attended the Twenty-first Meeting of the GMS Subregional Transport Forum (STF-21) Colonel Saranyu Viriyavejakul, D.Sc., Vice President, attended the Twenty-first Meeting of the GMS Subregional Transport Forum (STF-21) in Luang Prabang, Lao People’s Democratic Republic on 19-20 July 2017. http://www.neda.or.th/2018/en/news/detail?d=qQMcZUtk 19 Jul. 2560 Joint Fact Finding Mission between NEDA and Ministry of Public Works and Transport of Cambodia on the Road Improvement Project in Banteay Meanchey and Uddar Meanchey, Cambodia NEDA, led by Senior Colonel Saranyu Viriyavejakul, D.Sc., Vice President, and Ministry of Public Works and Transport of Cambodia, jointly conducted the Fact Finding Mission on the Road Improvement Project in Banteay Meanchey and Uddar Meanchey, Cambodia. http://www.neda.or.th/2018/en/news/detail?d=qQqcZUtk 13 Jul. 2560 143rd Anniversary of the Thai Customs Department Ceremony Colonel Dr.Saranyu Viriyavejakul, Vice President of NEDA, congratulated the Thai Customs Department on its 143rd Anniversary on behalf of NEDA and donated founding fund to Thammarug Foundation of Phrabatnampu Temple via Director General of the Thai Customs Department at the reception hall, Thai Customs Department Building 1 on 4th July 2017. http://www.neda.or.th/2018/en/news/detail?d=qQucZUtk 4 Jul. 2560 Ambassador of the Lao PDR to Thailand Meet the NEDA Chairman. H.E. Mr. Ly Bounkham, the ambassador of Laos PDR, came to meet Ms. Chularat Suteethorn, Chairman of the NEDA Board http://www.neda.or.th/2018/en/news/detail?d=qQycZUtk 4 Jul. 2560 NEDA’s Survey Work Mission for reviewing the Scope of Work on Power System Development in Yangon City Project (North Okkalapa and North Dagon Township) Senior Colonel Saranyu Viriyavejakul, D.Sc., Vice President of NEDA and Mr. U Maung Maung Lat, Chairman of Yangon Electricity Supply Corporation (YESC)., co-chaired the Meeting on Operations of Survey Work Mission for the Power System Development in Yangon City Project (North Okkalapa and North Dagon Township). http://www.neda.or.th/2018/en/news/detail?d=qQOcZKtk 28 Jun. 2560 In Loving Memory of His Majesty the Late King Project Colonel Dr.Saranyu Viriyavejakul, Vice President of NEDA, together with other tenants within Sun Towers, donated craft supplies for making 59,999 funeral wood flowers to be given to public mourners before the late HM King Bhumibol Adulyadej’s royal cremation in “In Loving Memory of His Majesty the Late King” Project. http://www.neda.or.th/2018/en/news/detail?d=qQScZKtk 20 Jun. 2560 Training Course on " Debt Management and Fiscal Issues 2017" Senior Colonel Saranyu Viriyavejakul, D.Sc., Vice President of NEDA, delivered the welcome remarks for opening ceremony of the training course for government officials from neighbouring countries on “Debt Management and Fiscal Issues” and gave a lecture on “introduction to NEDA”. http://www.neda.or.th/2018/en/news/detail?d=qQWcZKtk 1 Jan. 2513 Training Course on " Debt Management and Fiscal Issues 2017" Mr. Perames Vudthitornetiraks and Senior Colonel Saranyu Viriyavejakul, D.Sc., Vice Presidents of NEDA, attended the welcome dinner for government officials from neighbouring countries who attend the Training Course on “Debt Management and Fiscal Issues”. http://www.neda.or.th/2018/en/news/detail?d=qQAcZKtk 19 Jun. 2560 Press Tour 2017 Mr. Prasit Suebchana, a board member of NEDA, together with its President and Vice President, led a group of press for Press Tour 2017 to the construction site of Ban Huag (Phayao) - Muang Khob - Muang Xiang Hone and Muang Khob - Ban Pakkhob - Ban Koneteun Road Improvement Projects including the Water Supply Construction Project in Muang Khob, Xaignabouli, Lao PDR. http://www.neda.or.th/2018/en/news/detail?d=qQEcZKtk 16 Jun. 2560 http://www.neda.or.th/2018/en/news/detail?d=qQIcZKtk 14 Jun. 2560 Joint Survey Mission for R12 between NEDA and Lao PDR in Khammouan Province Mr. Perames Vudthitornetiraks, Vice President, and delegates, participated in the R12 Joint Survey Mission in Lao PDR with representative from Ministry of Public Works and Transport, Ministry of Planning and Investment http://www.neda.or.th/2018/en/news/detail?d=qQMcZKtk 6 Jun. 2560 Vice President of NEDA attended the consultation on the review of Asian Development Bank’s Public Communications Policy (PCP) Colonel Saranyu Viriyavejakul, D.Sc., Vice President of NEDA, attended the consultation on the review of Asian Development Bank’s Public Communications Policy (PCP) at Asian Development Bank (ADB) Thailand Resident Mission, on June 8th, 2017. http://www.neda.or.th/2018/en/news/detail?d=qQqcZKtk 8 Jun. 2560 http://www.neda.or.th/2018/en/news/detail?d=qQucZKtk 8 Jan. 2561 http://www.neda.or.th/2018/en/news/detail?d=qQycZKtk 26 Dec. 2560 NEDA presented "Project and Financial Management" to Representatives from Ministry of Public Works and Transport, Lao PDR. Mr. Perames Vudthitornetiraks, Vice President, acting President, welcomed representatives from Ministry of Public Works and Transport, Lao PDR, which visit Thailand between 17-23 December 2017 http://www.neda.or.th/2018/en/news/detail?d=qQAcZ3tk 21 Dec. 2560 NEDA delegates attended the meeting with YESC regarding the summary of reviewing the scope of work and project cost for the Power System Development in Yangon City Project (North Okkalapa and North Dagon Township) and site visit to the concrete pole facto Senior Colonel Saranyu Viriyavejakul, D.Sc., Vice President of Neighbouring Countries Economic Development Cooperation Agency (Public Organization) (NEDA) http://www.neda.or.th/2018/en/news/detail?d=qQOcAUtk 10 Jan. 2561 http://www.neda.or.th/2018/en/news/detail?d=qQqcAUtk 16 Jan. 2561 24th Anniversary of the Export-Import Bank of Thailand Mr. Kerarat Weruwan, Director of the Office of the Chief Executive Officer, was the representative of NEDA to congratulate the Bank for Export and Import Bank of Thailand’s 24th Anniversary. http://www.neda.or.th/2018/en/news/detail?d=qQycAKtk 19 Feb. 2561 http://www.neda.or.th/2018/en/news/detail?d=qQAcAKtk 26 Jan. 2561 Training Course on Infrastructure Project Management Opening Ceremony Neighbouring Countries Economic Development Cooperation Agency (Public Organization) (NEDA) is arranging the training course titled “Infrastructure Project Management” during January 22-26, 2018. Regarding the event, Mr. Perames Vudthitornetiraks, Vice President, Acting President, gave an opening remarks in opening ceremony on January 22, 2018 at Grand Mercure Fortune Hotel. http://www.neda.or.th/2018/en/news/detail?d=qQEcAKtk 30 Jan. 2561 http://www.neda.or.th/2018/en/news/detail?d=qQIcAKtk 19 Jan. 2561 http://www.neda.or.th/2018/en/news/detail?d=qQMcAKtk 31 Jan. 2561 http://www.neda.or.th/2018/en/news/detail?d=qQqcAKtk 31 Jan. 2561 http://www.neda.or.th/2018/en/news/detail?d=qQucAKtk 31 Jan. 2561 Vice President of NEDA and delegates visited Vietnam for the consultation of Country Strategy between NEDA and Viet Nam (2019-2021 Col. Saranyu Viriyavejakul, DSc., Vice President of NEDA accompanying with Mr. Rapipit Promnart, Director of Policy and Planning Bureau and Ms. Chakriya Kathaleephan, Policy and Planning Analyst, visited Hanoi, the Socialist Republic of Vietnam during 6-8 February 2018 in consultation with Government agency of Thailand and Vietnam regarding the new Country Strategy (CS) between NEDA and Viet Nam (2019-2021). http://www.neda.or.th/2018/en/news/detail?d=qQOcAatk 6 Feb. 2561 http://www.neda.or.th/2018/en/news/detail?d=qQWcAatk 9 Mar. 2561 NEDA representative visited Cambodia for the new Country Strategy 2019 - 2021 Mr. Rapipit Promnart, Director of Policy and Planning Bureau, visited Phnom Penh, the Kingdom of Cambodia, during 22nd-23rd February 2018 in consultation with Government agency of Thailand and Cambodia for the drafting of new Country Strategy between NEDA and Cambodia (2019-2021). http://www.neda.or.th/2018/en/news/detail?d=qQAcAatk 22 Feb. 2561 http://www.neda.or.th/2018/en/news/detail?d=qQMcAatk 11 Mar. 2561 http://www.neda.or.th/2018/en/news/detail?d=qQqcAatk 11 Mar. 2561 http://www.neda.or.th/2018/en/news/detail?d=qQucAatk 11 Mar. 2561 NEDA representative visited Timor Leste for the new Country Strategy 2019 - 2021 Colonel. Saranyu Viriyavejakul, Vice President, and Mr. Rapipit Promnart, Director of Policy and Planning Bureau, visited Dili, Timor Leste, during March 6-9, 2018 for a meeting with government agency of Thailand and Timor Leste for the drafting of new Country Strategy between NEDA and Timor Leste (2019-2021). http://www.neda.or.th/2018/en/news/detail?d=qQycAatk 6 Mar. 2561 http://www.neda.or.th/2018/en/news/detail?d=qQOcA3tk 28 Mar. 2561 143rd Anniversary of the Founding of Ministry of Finance Mr. Perames Vudthitornetiraks, Vice President, Acting President of Neighbouring Countries Economic Development Cooperation Agency (Public Organization) (NEDA) http://www.neda.or.th/2018/en/news/detail?d=qQScA3tk 2 Apr. 2561 NEDA Joined Panel Discussion with Association for Asian Studies Colonel Dr. Saranyu Viriyavejakul Vice President of Neighbouring Countries Economic Development Cooperation Agency (Public Organization) (NEDA), was invited by East-West Center and Office of the National Security Council (NSC), Thailand to join a panel with Association for Asian Studies on “Taking Nature into Account: Can Valuing Nature and Conservation Promote Sustainable Models of Development in Asia” http://www.neda.or.th/2018/en/news/detail?d=qQOcBKtk 25 Mar. 2561 NEDA attended the 6th GMS Summit Mr. Perames Vudhitornetiraks Senior Vice President, Acting President of NEDA and Mr. Rapipit Promnart, Director of Policy and Planning Bureau, attended the 6th GMS Summit in Hanoi, the Socialist Republic of Vietnam, during March 29-31, 2018 http://www.neda.or.th/2018/en/news/detail?d=qQEcBKtk 29 Mar. 2561 Joint Project Monitoring Mission in Xaiyabuli Province and Luang Prabang Province, Lao PDR. During 3-5 April 2018, Mr. Perames Vudthitornetiraks, Vice President Acting President, and Mr.Chaisongkram Manotham, Deputy Director General, Department of Roads of Lao PDR led the Joint Project Monitoring Mission to monitor the progress of construction works of Hongsa District – Ban Chiangman (Chomphet District, Luang Prabang Province) Road Construction Project in Xaiyabuli Province and Luang Prabang Province. http://www.neda.or.th/2018/en/news/detail?d=qQIcBKtk 3 Apr. 2561 NEDA attended The 1st KKUIC Research Conference on Global Social Science: Political, Economy and Social Col. Dr. Saranyu Viriyavejakul, NEDA’s Vice President, attended the 1st KKUIC Research Conference on Global Social Science: Political, Economy and Social as a panelist on “The Relationship between Thailand and Hegemonic States: The Economic and Security”. http://www.neda.or.th/2018/en/news/detail?d=qQucBKtk 10 Apr. 2561 NEDA’s President led NEDA’s executives and staffs in the ceremony of worshipping the holy gods for blessings Mr. Perames Vudthitornetiraks, President of NEDA http://www.neda.or.th/2018/en/news/detail?d=qQycBKtk 25 Apr. 2561 The panel discussion on “Security Strategy of China and USA : Effect towards the world, region, and Thailand” Col. Saranya Viriyavejakul, Ph. D., NEDA’s Vice President, attended the panel discussion on “Security Strategy of China and USA : Effect towards the world, region, and Thailand” http://www.neda.or.th/2018/en/news/detail?d=qQOcZUtl 2 May 2561 NEDA attended 51st Annual Meeting of the Board of Governors of ADB. Mr. Perames Vudthitornetiraks, NEDA’s President, Mr. Kirati Veruwan, Director of Treasury Bureau, and Mr. Mongkol Charoensri, Policy and Planning Analyst, Professional Level, attended 51st http://www.neda.or.th/2018/en/news/detail?d=qQScZUtl 3 May 2561 NEDA attended 51st Annual Meeting of the Board of Governors of ADB H.E. Mr. Apisak Tantivorawong, Minister of Finance as the head of Thai delegates, Mr. Perames Vudhitornetiraks, NEDA’s President, together with Thai delegates, attended 51st http://www.neda.or.th/2018/en/news/detail?d=qQAcZUtl 3 May 2561 Opening Ceremony of the Training Course on Public Debt Management and Economic Issues Mr. Perames Vudthitornetiraks, NEDA’s President gave an opening remarks in the opening ceremony of the Training Course on Public Debt Management and Economic Issues on May 7, 2018 at Amara Hotel. http://www.neda.or.th/2018/en/news/detail?d=qQEcZUtl 7 May 2561 NEDA’s President paid a courtesy visit to Minister of Public Works and Transport, Lao PDR, and Ambassador of Royal Thai Embassy, Vientiane Mr. Perames Vudthitornetiraks, NEDA’s President, together with NEDA’s officials, paid a courtesy visit to the Minister of Public Works and Transport, Lao PDR, and Ambassador of Royal Thai Embassy http://www.neda.or.th/2018/en/news/detail?d=qQIcZUtl 10 May 2561 NEDA’s press conference on 13th Anniversary of NEDA Mr. Perames Vudthitornetiraks, NEDA’s President, together with Col. Saranyu Viriyavejakul, Ph. D., and NEDA’s Executives, http://www.neda.or.th/2018/en/news/detail?d=qQMcZUtl 11 May 2561 NEDA attended “1st Thai-Cambodia Charity Mini Marathon” Col. Saranyu Viriyavejakul, Ph. D., NEDA’s Vice President attend “1st Thai-Cambodia Charity Mini Marathon” as an honorary advisor. http://www.neda.or.th/2018/en/news/detail?d=qQqcZUtl 13 May 2561 NEDA celebrated its 13th Anniversary of Pride NEDA celebrated its 13th Anniversary on May 17, 2018 at Sun Towers Building, the celebration ceremony combined with worshipping holy statues and religious ceremony for blessings. http://www.neda.or.th/2018/en/news/detail?d=qQucZUtl 17 May 2561 NEDA’s Study Visit on Anti-corruption at DSI Mr. Nutthapol Prasobchoke, Administration Bureau Director of NEDA, together with NEDA’s staff were welcomed by Special Case Specialist of Department of Special Investigation (DSI) http://www.neda.or.th/2018/en/news/detail?d=qQycZUtl 31 May 2561 Meeting of Joint Technical Taskforce between TH-MM. on “2-Lane Road Connecting Dawei SEZ to MM – TH Project” Col. Saranyu Viriyavejakul, D.Sc., NEDA’s Vice President, as a head of Thai delegations, together with delegations from Department of Highways, http://www.neda.or.th/2018/en/news/detail?d=qQOcZKtl 30 May 2561 NEDA Made a Donation for Ramathibodi Foundation on the Occasion of 13th Anniversary Mr. Perames Vudthitornetiraks, NEDA’s President, and Col. Saranyu Viriyavejakul, D.Sc., NEDA’s Vice President, together with NEDA’s staff, made a 100,000 Baht donation for Ramathibodi Foundation on NEDA’s 13th Anniversary http://www.neda.or.th/2018/en/news/detail?d=qQScZKtl 6 Jun. 2561 NEDA attended “Waste Management Promotion” event Mr. Nutthapol Prasobchoke, Director of Administration Bureau, together with NEDA staff attended the event on “Waste Management Promotion” on the occasion of World Ocean Day in order to get to know proper waste management, http://www.neda.or.th/2018/en/news/detail?d=qQAcZKtl 8 Jun. 2561 NEDA attended Kick-off Meting on R12 Project and Follow Up Meeting on Lao-Thai Railway Project, Lao PDR On May 30, 2018, Mr. Perames Vudthitornetiraks, NEDA’s President, NEDA’s staff, Mr. Bouachanh Ouansavanh, Deputy Director of Department of Roads of Loa PDR, and the Consultants had a kick-off meeting on Technical Assistance Project titled Feasibility Study and Detailed Design of the Improvement of National Road 12 (R12) Section of Thakek to Na Phao Cheek point Project, Lao People’s Democratic Republic. The Study is scheduled to be completed in March 2019. The meeting was held at Department of Roads, Vientiane, Lao PDR. http://www.neda.or.th/2018/en/news/detail?d=qQEcZKtl 30 May 2561 Asian Regional Public Debt Management Forum 2018 Mr. Perames Vudthitornetiraks, NEDA’s President, attended Asian Regional Public Debt Management Forum 2018 http://www.neda.or.th/2018/en/news/detail?d=qQIcZKtl 14 Jun. 2561 Country Strategy between NEDA and Sri Lanka (2019-2021) Sr. Col. Saranyu Viriyavejkul, Vice President and Mr. Rapipit Promnart, Director of Policy and Planning Bureau, visited Colombo, Sri Lanka, during June 6-9, 2018 in consultation with Government agency of Sri Lanka and Thailand for the drafting of new Country Strategy between NEDA and Sri Lanka (2019-2021). http://www.neda.or.th/2018/en/news/detail?d=qQMcZKtl 9 Jun. 2561 The 4th International Conference on Luang Prabang – Indochina – Mawlamyine Economic Corridor Mr. Rapipit Promnart, Director of Policy and Planning Bureau, attended the opening ceremony on the 4th International Conference on Luang Prabang - Indochina - Mawlanyine Economic Corridor (LIMEC) on June 21, 2018 at Phitsanulok province. http://www.neda.or.th/2018/en/news/detail?d=qQqcZKtl 21 Jun. 2561 Colonel Saranyu Viriyavejakul, D.Sc. attended the Twenty-second Meeting of the GMS Subregional Transport Forum (STF-22) Colonel Saranyu Viriyavejakul, D.Sc., Vice President, attended the Twenty-second Meeting of the GMS Subregional Transport Forum (STF-22) in Mandalay, the Republic of the Union of Myanmar on 20-22 June 2018. http://www.neda.or.th/2018/en/news/detail?d=qQucZKtl 20 Jun. 2561 NEDA attended 144th Anniversary Celebration of Customs Department Mr. Nutthapol Prasobchoke, Administration Bureau Director, attended the event of the 144th Anniversary Celebration of Customs Department and made a donation for Thammarak Foundation through Customs Department on July 4, 2018. http://www.neda.or.th/2018/en/news/detail?d=qQycZKtl 4 Jul. 2561 NEDA attended the panel discussion on “Thailand’s Poverty Alleviation Initiative in CLMV” Colonel Saranyu Viriyavejakul, D.Sc., NEDA’s Vice President attended the panel discussion on “Thailand’s Poverty Alleviation Initiative in CLMV” http://www.neda.or.th/2018/en/news/detail?d=qQOcZatl 4 Jul. 2561 NEDA’s Board of Directors’ Study Visit for Capabilities Enhancement NEDA arranged the Study Visit for Capabilities Enhancement for Board of Directors for fiscal year 2018 to Seoul, the Republic of Korea during July 4-7, 2018. http://www.neda.or.th/2018/en/news/detail?d=qQScZatl 4 Jul. 2561 NEDA had a Meeting with JICA’s Executives Mr. Perames Vudthitornetiraks, NEDA’s President, and Mr. Rapipit Promnart, Director of Policy and Planning Bureau, had a meeting with Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) JICA’s executives regarding NEDA and JICA cooperation towards development of Mekong Sub-region countries. The meeting was held at JICA Headquarters, Tokyo, Japan on July 9th, 2018. http://www.neda.or.th/2018/en/news/detail?d=qQWcZatl 9 Jul. 2561 http://www.neda.or.th/2018/en/news/detail?d=qQAcZatl 19 Jul. 2561 http://www.neda.or.th/2018/en/news/detail?d=qQEcZatl 26 Jul. 2561 NEDA’s Project Monitoring Mission for Hongsa - Chiangman Road Construction Project. Mr. Kirati Veruwan, NEDA’s Vice President, and Deputy Director General of Department of Roads, Ministry of Public Works and Transport, Lao PDR, co-led the project monitoring mission for Hongsa - Chiangman Road Construction Project, Lao PDR during July 23-24, 2018. http://www.neda.or.th/2018/en/news/detail?d=qQIcZatl 23 Jul. 2561 NEDA’s Survey Mission for Chiangman-Luang Prabang Bridge Construction Project. Mr. Perames Vudthitornetiraks, NEDA’s President, together with Mr. Kirati Veruwan, NEDA’s Vice President, and Deputy Director General of Department of Roads, Ministry of Public Works and Transport, Lao PDR, co-led the survey mission for Chiangman-Luang Prabang Bridge Construction Project on July 25, 2018. The Project is the construction of road and bridge connecting with Hongsa - Chiangman Road Construction Project into Luang Prabang http://www.neda.or.th/2018/en/news/detail?d=qQMcZatl 25 Jul. 2561 Colonel Saranyu Viriyavejakul, D.Sc. was invited to be a panelist speaker for Mekong Forum 2018 Colonel Saranyu Viriyavejakul, D.Sc., Vice President, attended the Mekong Forum 2018 as the panelist speaker in Khon Kaen on 3 August 2018. http://www.neda.or.th/2018/en/news/detail?d=qQqcZatl 3 Aug. 2561 NEDA’s Merit-making Ceremony in August 2018 Mr. Perames Vudthitornetiraks, NEDA’s President, Mr. Kirati Veruwan, Vice President, and staff, attended the Buddhist merit-making ceremony to bless Her Majesty Queen Sirikit on the occasion of Her Majesty Queen Sirikit’s 86th birthday anniversary. The ceremony was held at Ministry of Finance on August 10th, 2018, and was attend by executives and officials from public sector. http://www.neda.or.th/2018/en/news/detail?d=qQucZatl 10 Aug. 2561 NEDA and TICA discussed potential cooperation Mr. Perames Vudthitornetiraks, NEDA’s President, together with NEDA’s executives and staff, had a meeting with Thailand International Cooperation Agency (TICA), Ministry of Foreign Affairs, led by Mrs. Suphatra Srimaitreephithak, TICA’s Director General, regarding potential cooperation in the field of capacity building program for neighboring countries’ officials. The meeting was held at TICA office on August 6, 2018. http://www.neda.or.th/2018/en/news/detail?d=qQycZatl 6 Aug. 2561 Mr. Kirati Veruwan gave Opening Remarks for the seminar of Project Post Evaluation. Mr. Kirati Veruwan, Vice President, gave opening remarks for the seminar of Project Post Evaluation for the Urban Road Improvement Project in Preparation for the Hosting of the 9th ASEM Summit in 2012 in Nong Khai on 24 August 2018. http://www.neda.or.th/2018/en/news/detail?d=qQOcZ3tl 24 Aug. 2561 NEDA donated for flash flood victims to school in Muang Sanamxay, Lao PDR Mr. Perames Vudthitornetiraks, NEDA’s President, together with vice president and executive, made a donation of 500,000 Baht through Ambassador, The Embassy of the Lao People’s Democratic Republic in Thailand, to support the flash flood victims in Muang Sanamxay, Lao PDR. The donation was delivered on August 30, 2018, at The Embassy of the Lao People’s Democratic Republic in Thailand. It would be used for sanitation infrastructure rehabilitation http://www.neda.or.th/2018/en/news/detail?d=qQScZ3tl 30 Aug. 2561 The 103rd Anniversary of the Revenue Department On behalf of NEDA, Mr. Nutthapol Prasobchoke, Director of Administration Bureau, congratulated the 103rd Anniversary of the Revenue Department. On this occasion, NEDA participate in donation for Pediatric Cardiac Surgery Foundation hosted by the Revenue Department on August 31, 2018. http://www.neda.or.th/2018/en/news/detail?d=qQWcZ3tl 31 Aug. 2561 NEDA’s Study Visit at Bank of Thailand Museum Col. Saranyu Viriyavejakul, Ph. D., Vice President, led executives and staff for a study visit at Bank of Thailand museum to learn about history and roles of Bank of Thailand (BOT) and Bang Khun Phrom Palace. NEDA was honored by BOT’s executives’ hospitality for the study visit at BOT Museum on August 31, 2018. http://www.neda.or.th/2018/en/news/detail?d=qQAcZ3tl 31 Aug. 2561 NEDA Participated in Anti-corruption Day 2018 NEDA participated in Anti-corruption Day 2018 and joined with public and private sectors to show the intention to fight against every form of corruption in Thailand. The event was held at BITEC Bangna on September 6, 2018. http://www.neda.or.th/2018/en/news/detail?d=qQEcZ3tl 6 Sep. 2561 Colonel Saranyu Viriyavejakul, D.Sc. was invited to join the 8th CEXIM- EDCF - JICA -NEDA Seminar Colonel Saranyu Viriyavejakul, D.Sc., Vice President, attended the 8th CEXIM- EDCF - JICA -NEDA Seminar in Beijing, China on 11 September 2018. http://www.neda.or.th/2018/en/news/detail?d=qQIcZ3tl 11 Sep. 2561 NEDA’s President paid a courtesy visit to Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Economy and Finance, Cambodia On September 14, 2018, Mr. Perames Vudthitornetiraks, NEDA’s President, led NEDA’s executives to pay a courtesy visit to H.E. Mr. Aun Pornmoniroth, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Economy and Finance, Cambodia. NEDA took this opportunity to follow up the progress of Stung Bot BCF Project and held the addendum to loan agreement signing ceremony. http://www.neda.or.th/2018/en/news/detail?d=qQMcZ3tl 14 Sep. 2561 NEDA’s President paid a courtesy visit to Minister of Public Works and Transport, Cambodia On September 14, 2018, Mr. Perames Vudthitornetiraks, NEDA’s President, led NEDA’s executives to pay a courtesy visit to H.E. Mr. Sun Chanthol, Minister of Public Works and Transport, Cambodia and follow up the progress of Stung Bot BCF Project. http://www.neda.or.th/2018/en/news/detail?d=qQqcZ3tl 14 Sep. 2561 NEDA’s President paid a courtesy visit to Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Economy and Finance, Cambodia On September 14, 2018, Mr. Perames Vudthitornetiraks, NEDA’s President, led NEDA’s executives to pay a courtesy visit to H.E. Mr. Aun Pornmoniroth, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Economy and Finance, Cambodia. NEDA took this opportunity to follow up the progress of Stung Bot BCF Project and held the addendum to loan agreement signing ceremony. http://www.neda.or.th/2018/en/news/detail?d=qQucZ3tl 13 Sep. 2561 NEDA’s President follow-up meeting with Permanent Secretary of Public Works and Transport, Cambodia On September 13, 2018, Mr. Perames Vudthitornetiraks, NEDA’s President, and NEDA’s executives had a follow-up meeting with H.E. Mr. Sokhom Pheakavanmony, Secretary of State, MPWT, regarding Stung Bot BCF Project. http://www.neda.or.th/2018/en/news/detail?d=qQycZ3tl 13 Sep. 2561 16th Anniversary of Public Debt Management Office Mr. Kirati Veruwan, NEDA’s Vice President, attended the celebration ceremony on 16th Anniversary of Public Debt Management Office, on September 18, 2018 at Ministry of Finance. http://www.neda.or.th/2018/en/news/detail?d=qQOcAUtl 18 Sep. 2561 Financial Assistance Agreement on R11 Signing Ceremony On September 26, 2018, Mr. Perames Vudthitornetiraks, NEDA’s President, and H.E. Mrs. Thipphakone Chanthavongsa, Deputy Minister of Finance, Lao PDR, held the signing ceremony of Financial Assistance Agreement on the Construction of National Road 11 (R11) Section of Khok Kaodor-Non Savanh-Sanakam-Ban Vang-Ban Namsang Project and witnessed by the Ambassador of Royal Thai Embassy, Vientiane. http://www.neda.or.th/2018/en/news/detail?d=qQWcAUtl 26 Sep. 2561 NEDA’s 2018 Seminar Retreat and Study Visit Mr. Perames Vudthitornetiraks, NEDA’s President, led NEDA’s executives and staff to seminar and study visit retreat under the theme “NEDA’s transformation towards Thailand 4.0”. http://www.neda.or.th/2018/en/news/detail?d=qQAcAUtl 28 Sep. 2561 16th Anniversary of State Enterprise Policy Office Celebration NEDA, represented by Mr. Nutthapol Prasobchoke, Director of Administration Bureau, congratulated State Enterprise Policy Office on its 16th Anniversary Celebration on 3 October 2018. http://www.neda.or.th/2018/en/news/detail?d=qQEcAUtl 3 Oct. 2561 NEDA’s Merit-making Ceremony in October 2018 Mr. Perames Vudthitornetiraks, NEDA’s President, and Mr. Kirati Veruwan, Vice President, attended the Buddhist merit-making ceremony in remembrance of His Late Majesty King Bhumibol Adulyadej. The ceremony was held at Ministry of Finance on 11 October 2018. http://www.neda.or.th/2018/en/news/detail?d=qQIcAUtl 11 Oct. 2561 NEDA’s Merit-making Ceremony in remembrance of His Late Majesty King Bhumibol Adulyadej. NEDA, led by Mr. Perames Vudthitornetiraks, NEDA’s President, held the Buddhist merit-making ceremony in remembrance of His Late Majesty King Bhumibol Adulyadej on the occasion of the 2nd anniversary of the Late King’s passing on 13 October 2016. http://www.neda.or.th/2018/en/news/detail?d=qQMcAUtl 12 Oct. 2561 NEDA held a briefing session for Economics Students from Srinakharinwirot University Mr. Perames Vudthitornetiraks, NEDA’s President, gave a warm welcome remark on the occasion of study visit of Economics Students from Srinakharinwirot University at NEDA. http://www.neda.or.th/2018/en/news/detail?d=qQqcAUtl 16 Oct. 2561 The 57th Anniversary of Fiscal Policy Office Mr. Perames Vudthitornetiraks, NEDA’s President, and Mr. Kirati Veruwan, NEDA’s Vice President, congratulated the Fiscal Policy Office (FPO) on its 57th Anniversary Celebration with warm welcome from Mr. Lavaron Sangsanit, Director-General of FPO on 18 October 2018 at FPO Office. http://www.neda.or.th/2018/en/news/detail?d=qQucAUtl 18 Oct. 2561 President of NEDA paid a courtesy call on Minister of Construction, The Republic of the Union of Myanmar Mr. Perames Vudthitornetiraks, President of NEDA paid a courtesy call on H.E. U Han Zaw, Union Minister, Minister of Construction and introduce himself for taking up position. The two sides agreed to push forward the implementation of the projects especially on the Third GMS Corridor Town Development Project: Myawaddy (Water Supply and Solid Waste Management Project), The Power System Development in Yangon City Project (North Okkalapa and North Dagon Townships), and the Two-Lane Road Connecting Dawei SEZ to Myanmar-Thailand Border project. http://www.neda.or.th/2018/en/news/detail?d=qQAcAKtl 2 Nov. 2561 Remembrance Ceremony of the Late King Chulalongkorn Col. Saranyu Viriyavejakul, D.Sc., NEDA’s Vice President, together with executives and staff, attended the ceremony on the occasion of the remembrance of the late King Chulalongkorn to commemorate His Majesty’s passing on 23 October 2018 at Ministry of Finance. http://www.neda.or.th/2018/en/news/detail?d=qQycAUtl 23 Oct. 2561 Study Visit at Electronic Transactions Development Agency (Public Organization) Mr. Kirati Veruwan, NEDA’s Vice President, led staff to a study visit and briefing session regarding electronic transactions, e-commerce, e-meeting, e-document, and related laws as crucial mechanisms for digital economy era at Electronic Transactions Development Agency (Public Organization) on 31 October 2018. http://www.neda.or.th/2018/en/news/detail?d=qQOcAKtl 31 Oct. 2561 NEDA Attended the 52nd Anniversary of Bank for Agriculture and Agricultural Co-operatives Mr. Kirati Veruwan, NEDA’s Vice President, attended the celebration and made a donation on the 52nd Anniversary of Bank for Agriculture and Agricultural Co-operatives on 1 Novermber 2018 at BAAC Headquarter. http://www.neda.or.th/2018/en/news/detail?d=qQScAKtl 1 Nov. 2561 NEDA Attended the 15th Anniversary of the Support Arts and Crafts International Centre of Thailand (Public Organization) Mr. Nutthapol Prasobchoke, Director of Administration Bureau, attended the celebration and made a donation on the 15th Anniversary of the Support Arts and Crafts International Centre of Thailand (Public Organization) on 1 November 2018 at SACICT Headquarter. http://www.neda.or.th/2018/en/news/detail?d=qQWcAKtl 1 Nov. 2561 President of NEDA paid a courtesy call on Minister of Planning and Finance, The Republic of the Union of Myanmar Mr. Perames Vudthitornetiraks, President of NEDA paid a courtesy call on H.E. U Soe Win, Union Minister, Minister of Planning and Finance and introduce himself for taking up position. The two sides agreed to push forward the implementation of the projects especially on the Third GMS Corridor Town Development Project: Myawaddy (Water Supply and Solid Waste Management Project), The Power System Development in Yangon City Project (North Okkalapa and North Dagon Townships), and the Two-Lane Road Connecting Dawei SEZ to Myanmar-Thailand Border project. http://www.neda.or.th/2018/en/news/detail?d=qQEcAKtl 2 Nov. 2561 Loan Agreement Discussion on the Third GMS Corridor Town Development Project: Myawaddy (Water Supply and Solid Waste Management Project) Senior Colonel (Ret.) Saranyu Viriyavejakul, D.Sc., Vice President of NEDA together with delegates attended the meeting with Ms. Si Si Pyone, Director General, Treasury Department to discuss on loan agreement of The Third GMS Corridor Town Development Project: Myawaddy (Water Supply and Solid Waste Management Project) on 31st October 2018 at Ministry of Planning and Finance, Nay Pyi Taw, Myanmar. http://www.neda.or.th/2018/en/news/detail?d=qQIcAKtl 31 Oct. 2561 NEDA make merit for the Royal Kathin 2018 Col. Saranyu Viriyavejakul, D. Sc., NEDA’s Vice President, led NEDA’s staff and executives to attend the Royal Kathin Ceremony 2018 of Ministry of Finance on November 9, 2018 at Yannawa Temple. http://www.neda.or.th/2018/en/news/detail?d=qQMcAKtl 9 Nov. 2561 NEDA’ President gave special interview Mr. Perames Vudthitornetiraks, NEDA’s President, gave the special interview to Thansettakij News Publishing to update the status of NEDA’s assistance towards neighboring countries on November 20, 2018 at NEDA Office. http://www.neda.or.th/2018/en/news/detail?d=qQqcAKtl 20 Nov. 2561 Vice President of NEDA attended the meeting on Inception Report for the Feasibility Study and Detailed Design on the Improvement of the National Road No. 67 (NR67) Senior Col. Saranyu Viriyavejakul, D.Sc., Vice President of NEDA together with Mr. Taweesit Yooprasert, NEDA’s Projects&Engineering Advisor and delegates attended the meeting with Mr. Nou Vaddhanak, Director General of Techniques and delegates in order to discuss on Inception Report for the Feasibility Study and Detailed Design on the Improvement of the National Road No. 67 (NR67) (Section of Siem Reap-Anlong Veng-Choam/Sa Ngam) Project, the presentation of Inception Report of the captioned project has been presented by the consultant on 20 November 2018 at Ministry of Public Works and Transport, Phnom Penh, The Kingdom of Cambodia. http://www.neda.or.th/2018/en/news/detail?d=qQucAKtl 20 Nov. 2561 NEDA’s attended the opening ceremony of EXIM Bank in Lao PDR Ms. Chularat Suteethorn, Chair of NEDA’s Board of Directors, led NEDA’s President and executives to join the opening ceremony of EXIM Bank in Lao PDR. The ceremony was presided over by H.E. Mr. Apisak Tantivorawong, Minister of Finance of Thailand and H.E. Mrs. Thippakone Chanthavongsa, Vice Minister of Finance of Lao PDR on November 30, 2018 in Lao PDR. http://www.neda.or.th/2018/en/news/detail?d=qQycAKtl 30 Nov. 2561 NEDA’s send out best wishes for New Year season Col. Saranyu Viriyavejakul, D. Sc., NEDA’s Vice President, met with the executives of New TV 18 media station to send best wishes for New Year season. On this occasion, the Vice President also provided the information regarding NEDA’s roles and responsibilities on December 12, 2018. http://www.neda.or.th/2018/en/news/detail?d=qQOcAatl 12 Dec. 2561 NEDA’s Knowledge Sharing Session with Myanmar Col. Saranyu Viriyavejakul, D. Sc., NEDA’s Vice President, gave an opening remark for the knowledge sharing session towards Myanmar’s related agencies. The session’s purpose was to enhance knowledge and understanding on NEDA’s technical and financial assistance procedures. There were more than 40 attendees from Ministry of Planning and Finance, Ministry of Construction, and Ministry of Environmental Conservation and Forestry. The session was held during December 17-18, 2018 in Nay Pyi Daw, Myanmar. http://www.neda.or.th/2018/en/news/detail?d=qQScAatl 17 Dec. 2561 Meeting on Financial Assistance with Myanmar. Senior Colonel (Ret.)Saranyu Viriyavejakul, D. Sc., NEDA’s Vice President, led a mission to Myanmar to discuss the potential financial assistance projects and progress of the Water Supply and Solid Waste Management Project with Ministry of Planning and Finance and related agencies. The meeting was held on December 18, 2018 in Nay Pyi Daw, Myanmar. http://www.neda.or.th/2018/en/news/detail?d=qQWcAatl 18 Dec. 2561 NEDA’s Project Monitoring Mission for Hongsa - Chiangman Road Construction Project Mr. Perames Vudthitornetiraks, NEDA’s President, together with Mr. Kirati Veruwan, Vice President, led a mission to Lao PDR for the project monitoring on Hongsa - Chiangman Road Construction Project. NEDA also had a follow-up meeting with Ministry of Public Works and Transport, Lao PDR. The mission was conducted during December 11-14, 2018 in Lao PDR. http://www.neda.or.th/2018/en/news/detail?d=qQAcAatl 11 Dec. 2561 NEDA 2018 Annual Retreat. NEDA’s Board of Directors, together with NEDA’s president, executives, and staff held NEDA 2018 Annual Retreat and BoD’s monthly meeting at Phetchaburi Province. On this occasion, NEDA’s BoD and NEDA took the opportunity to arrange a study visit at the Royal-initiated Project, organization photo shoot under the theme “We Not Me”, and team building activity “the Power of Team” during December 21-23, 2018. http://www.neda.or.th/2018/en/news/detail?d=qQycAatl 21 Dec. 2561 NEDA attended National Anti-Corruption Day Mr. Perames Vudthitornetiraks, NEDA’s President, led NEDA’s staff and executives to join National Anti-Corruption Day under the theme “Zero Tolerance.” The event was chaired by Prime Minister on December 7, 2018 at Impact Arena. http://www.neda.or.th/2018/en/news/detail?d=qQucAatl 7 Dec. 2561 NEDA celebrate Bangkok winter festival. Mr. Perames Vudthitornetiraks, NEDA President, and NEDA staff attended Love and Warmth at Winter’s End (Oon Ai Rak Klay Kwam Nao) and had a chance to learn Thailand’s culture and tradition that tie with rivers on 7 January 2019. The event was held at the Royal Plaza. http://www.neda.or.th/2018/en/news/detail?d=qQOcA3tl 7 Jan. 2562 In-house Training on Government Anti-corruption. NEDA organized the in-house training on anti-corruption in government sector. In this connection, NEDA was honored by a representative from Office of the National Anti-Corruption Commission to give lecture on 11 January 2019. http://www.neda.or.th/2018/en/news/detail?d=qQScA3tl 11 Jan. 2562 NEDA meeting with Lao PDR. Mr. Kirati Veruwan, NEDA’s Vice President, visited Department of Roads, the Ministry of Public Works and Transport of Lao PDR to send New Year’s best wishes and took this opportunity to discuss upcoming cooperation. The visit was held on 14 January 2018 in Vientiane, Lao PDR http://www.neda.or.th/2018/en/news/detail?d=qQWcA3tl 14 Jan. 2562 NEDA Meeting with Lao PDR on ASEAN Single Window. Mr. Kirati Veruwan, NEDA’s Vice President, together with his team, attended the meeting with Customs Department of Lao PDR on cooperation to promote ASEAN Single Window on 15 January 2019 in Vientiane, Lao PDR. http://www.neda.or.th/2018/en/news/detail?d=qQAcA3tl 15 Jan. 2562 NEDA’s Training Program on Public Debt Management and Economic Issues. Mr. Perames Vudthitornetiraks, NEDA’s President, gave an opening remark for NEDA’s training program on Public Debt Management and Economic Issues. The training program aimed to share knowledge and experience regarding world and regional economic issues, debt management, and capital market development. There were participants from 6 neighboring countries (Cambodia, Lao PDR, Myanmar, Vietnam, Sri Lanka, Bhutan) attending the training program during 21-26 January 2019. http://www.neda.or.th/2018/en/news/detail?d=qQEcA3tl 21 Jan. 2562 NEDA’s Monitoring Mission for Ban Huag (Phayao) - Muang Khob - Muang Xiang Hone and Muang Khob - Ban Pakkhob - Ban Koneteun Road Improvement Project. Mr. Kirati Veruwan, NEDA’s Vice President, led a project monitoring mission for Ban Huag (Phayao) - Muang Khob - Muang Xiang Hone and Muang Khob - Ban Pakkhob - Ban Koneteun Road Improvement Project on 21 January 2019. This project aims to facilitate transport connectivity and promote border trade between two countries. http://www.neda.or.th/2018/en/news/detail?d=qQIcA3tl 21 Jan. 2562 NEDA’s Meeting with Thai-Cambodia Border Provinces Col. Saranyu Viriyavejakul, D.Sc., NEDA’s Vice President, led a mission to meeting with representatives from relevant public and private sectors of Thai-Cambodia border provinces namely Sri Saket, Buriram, Sa Kaeo, Chanthaburi, and Trat. The purpose was to seek an opinion from stake holders to properly lay assistance strategy towards Cambodia. http://www.neda.or.th/2018/en/news/detail?d=qQMcA3tl 13 Nov. 2561 NEDA offers a blessing to Her Royal Highness Princess Soamsawali. NEDA’s executives, led by Vice President, Col. Saranyu Viriyavejakul, Ds. C., humbly offered a blessing and prayed for a quick recovery of Her Royal Highness Princess Soamsawali at Chulalongkorn Hospital on 5 February 2019. http://www.neda.or.th/2018/en/news/detail?d=qQycA3tl 5 Feb. 2562 NEDA’s Meeting with Thai-Lao Border Provinces Mr. Kirati Veruwan, NEDA’s Vice President, led a mission to meeting with representatives from relevant public and private sectors in northeastern provinces of Thailand. The purpose was to seek an opinion from stake holders to properly lay assistance strategy towards Lao PDR. http://www.neda.or.th/2018/en/news/detail?d=qQqcA3tl 4 Nov. 2561 NEDA attended 15th ODA Evaluation Workshops Col. Saranyu Viriyavejakul, Ds. C., NEDA’s Vice President, attended the 3rd round of 16th ODA Evaluation Workshop titled “Evaluation in the Era of SDGs: Sharing Experience for Better Learning and Accountability”. The purposes were to share experience and discuss on evaluation of the technical and financial development assistance in infrastructure projects. The workshop was held by TICA, in association with JICA at Sukosol Hotel on 29 January 2019. The workshop was attended by 27 Asia-Pacific countries and 6 international organizations. http://www.neda.or.th/2018/en/news/detail?d=qQOcBUtl 7 Feb. 2562 NEDA offers a blessing to Her Royal Highness Princess Chulabhorn Walailak. NEDA’s executives, led by President, Mr. Perames Vudthitornetiraks, humbly offered a blessing and prayed for a quick recovery of Her Royal Highness Princess Chulabhorn Walailak at Ramathibodi Hospital on 12 February 2019. http://www.neda.or.th/2018/en/news/detail?d=qQScBUtl 12 Feb. 2562 NEDA arranges in-house training titled “State Fiscal and Financial Disciplines Act, B.E.2561” On 13 February 2019, NEDA arranged in-house training titled “State Fiscal and Financial Disciplines Act, B.E.2561”. Lecturers from The Comptroller General’s Department led by Mrs. Nujaree Ondee and Mr. Pongsakorn Yanyongpanick Accountant, Practitioner Level gave the lecture about the overall picture of the operation of state finance and budget, fiscal disciplines regulation, income and expenses as well as budget and non-budget money, internal auditing and internal control. It is to create knowledge, understanding and application by NEDA internal management. http://www.neda.or.th/2018/en/news/detail?d=qQucBUtl 13 Feb. 2562 NEDA congratulates on the occasion of the 39th anniversary of the founding of Naewna Newspaper At Naewna Newspaper on 22nd March 2019, Senior Colonel Saranyu Viriyavejakul, D.Sc., Vice President, Neighbouring Countries Economic Development Cooperation Agency congratulated and offered scholarships to Educational Aid Foundation, Bangkok on the occasion of the 39th anniversary of the founding of Naewna Newspaper. Mrs. Panit Pulsirivong, executive of Naewna Newspaper acted as a representative. http://www.neda.or.th/2018/en/news/detail?d=qQMcBUtl 22 Mar. 2562 NEDA gives the lecture titled “Thailand as a Provider” and “Effectiveness of Thailand’s Aid to Neighboring Countries” to students at Thammasat University At Sun Tower Building Vibhavadi-Rangsit Road on 22nd March 2019, Senior Colonel Saranyu Viriyavejakul, D.Sc., Vice President, Neighbouring Countries Economic Development Cooperation Agency (NEDA) and Mr. Rapipat Promnart, Policy and Planning Bureau Director gave a lecture to students of BMIR (The Combined Bachelor and Master of Political Science Program in Politics and International Relations (English Programme), Faculty of Political Science, Thammasat University. The lecture aims to provide knowledge and understanding about NEDA’s financial and academic support strategy to Neighbouring Countries as well as the pattern of the support provided by NEDA to Neighbouring Countries. http://www.neda.or.th/2018/en/news/detail?d=qQqcBUtl 22 Mar. 2562 The participation in the conference to examine Draft Final Report of the feasibility of NR67 Improvement Project (NR67) On 9 April 2019 at Ministry of Public Works and Transport, Phnom Penh, the Kingdom of Cambodia; Senior Colonel Saranyu Viriyavejakul, D.Sc., Vice President of Neighbouring Countries Economic Development Cooperation Agency (NEDA) and the relevant officers participated in the conference to examine Draft Final Report of the feasibility and the detailed design of NR67 Improvement Project, covering Siem Reap- Anlong Veng- Chong Sangam, Kingdom of Cambodia, with H.E. Tauch Chankosal, Secretary of State, Ministry of Public Works and Transport (MPWT) along with officers from the Kingdom of Cambodia and the representatives from a group of agencies consulting the project operation. http://www.neda.or.th/2018/en/news/detail?d=qQycZUtm 19 Apr. 2562 NEDA congratulates EXIM BANK on the occasion of the 25th anniversary At Sakaewal room, EXIM BANK on 22nd February 2019, Mr. Kirati Veruwan, Vice President of Neighbouring Countries Economic Development Cooperation Agency congratulated and gave a donation to Ramathibodi Foundation under HRH Princess Maha Chakri Sirindhorn on the occasion of the 25th anniversary of EXIM BANK, Thailand. Mr. Pisit Serewiwattana, President of EXIM BANK acted as a representative. http://www.neda.or.th/2018/en/news/detail?d=qQycBUtl 22 Feb. 2562 NEDA congratulates on 39th year of Thansettakij Newspaper At Interlink Tower, Bangna Bangkok on 22nd February 2019, Mr. Nutthapol Prasobchoke, Administration Bureau Director, Neighbouring Countries Economic Development Cooperation Agency (Public Organization) participated in religious ceremony and gave a gift basket to congratulate on 39th year of Thansettakij Newspaper. http://www.neda.or.th/2018/en/news/detail?d=qQOcBKtl 22 Feb. 2562 NEDA participates in the conference with The General Department of Coustoms and Excise, Kingdom of Cambodia At Phnom Penh, Kingdom of Cambodia on 18th February 2019, Senior Colonel Saranyu Viriyavejakul, D.Sc., Vice President, Neighbouring Countries Economic Development Cooperation Agency (Public Organization): NEDA and others, along with representatives from The Customs Department of Thailand joined the conference to push forward the operation of ASEAN Single Window (ASW) with The General Department of Coustoms and Excise, Kingdom of Cambodia. Its aim was to connect information of ATIGA Form D through ASW within 2019 – during a period of Thailand as an ASEAN chairman. Direction for system development and solution for any problems and obstacles during operation were discussed. Thailand was also ready to provide the technical and financial support. http://www.neda.or.th/2018/en/news/detail?d=qQScBKtl 18 Feb. 2562 NEDA surveys NR67 project area covering Siem Reap- Anlong Veng- Chong Sangam, Kingdom of Cambodia On 21st February 2019 in Kingdom of Cambodia, Colonel Saranyu Viriyavejakul, D.Sc., Vice President, Neighbouring Countries Economic Development Cooperation Agency (Public Organization) and others from NEDA, along with the officers from Ministry of Public Works and Transport: MPWT and representatives from a group of agencies consulting a study of possibility and a design on a detail of NR67 Improvement Project, travelled to survey NR67 project area covering Siem Reap- Anlong Veng- Chong Sangam, Kingdom of Cambodia which is a main road connecting Siem Reap to Thailand through Srisaket Province. The total distance of the road is about 134 kilometers starting from Siem Reap and ending at Chong Sangam Permanent Crossing Point, Oddar Meancheay Province. http://www.neda.or.th/2018/en/news/detail?d=qQWcBKtl 21 Feb. 2562 The conference to approve the study of possibility of NR67 Improvement Project On 22nd February 2019 at Ministry of Public Works and Transport, Siem Reap Kingdom of Cambodia, Colonel Saranyu Viriyavejakul, D.Sc., Vice President, Neighbouring Countries Economic Development Cooperation Agency (Public Organization) and others from NEDA participated in the conference to approve Interim Report, the study of possibility and the design on a detail of NR67 Improvement Project covering Siem Reap- Anlong Veng- Chong Sangam, Kingdom of Cambodia, with H.E. Tauch Chankosal, Secretary of State, Ministry of Public Works and Transport: MPWT along with relevant officers from Cambodia and representatives from a group of agencies consulting the project operation. http://www.neda.or.th/2018/en/news/detail?d=qQAcBKtl 25 Mar. 2562 The discussion of Future Cooperation Projects between NEDA and MPWT at Kingdom of Cambodia On 22nd February 2019 at Ministry of Public Works and Transport, Siem Reap, Kingdom of Cambodia; Senior Colonel Saranyu Viriyavejakul, D.Sc., Vice President of Neighbouring Countries Economic Development Cooperation Agency (Public Organization) and NEDA officers met with H.E. Tauch Chankosal, Secretary of State, Ministry of Public Works and Transport: MPWT and the relevant officers in order to discuss about Future Cooperation Projects between NEDA and MPWT. In this occasion, MPWT has offered the project with basic need for assistances from NEDA which will be run later according to the process. http://www.neda.or.th/2018/en/news/detail?d=qQEcBKtl 25 Mar. 2562 NEDA participates with Myanmar team to prepare for JCC On 25 February 2019 at Ministry of Commerce, Naypyidaw, Republic of the Union of Myanmar; Senior Colonel Saranyu Viriyavejakul, D.Sc., Vice President of Neighbouring Countries Economic Development Cooperation Agency (Public Organization) NEDA participated in the conference with Myanmar team to prepare for Joint Coordinating Committee Meeting for the Comprehensive Development in the Dawei special Economic Zone and Its Related Project Areas (JCC). Mrs.Pattama Teanravisitsagool, Deputy Secretary-General, Office of the National Economic and Social Development Council (NESDC) acted as a leader from Thailand and U Aung Soe, Permanent Secretary along with Dr. Myint San, Vice- President (of the DSEZMC Management Committee) and Dr.Tin Htoo Naing, Secretary to DSEZMC acted as the leaders from Myanmar. http://www.neda.or.th/2018/en/news/detail?d=qQIcBKtl 25 Mar. 2562 NEDA is in cooperation to push forward ASEAN Single Window (ASW) operation Senior Colonel Saranyu Viriyavejakul, D.Sc., Vice President and Ms. Dariwan Prempoomwate, Project Operation and Management Bureau II Director, two representatives from Neighbouring Countries Economic Development Cooperation Agency (Public Organization): NEDA, along with the representative from The Customs Department of Thailand, joined a conference and met with Mr. Kyaw Htin, Director General, The Customs Department of The Republic of the Union of Myanmar to move the operation of ASEAN Single Window (ASW) forward. The conference aimed to link data on electronic certificates of origin under ASEAN Trade in Goods Agreement: ATIGA e-Form D using ASW. Additionally, system development and solutions to operational obstacles were also discussed. Thailand was prepared to provide technical and financial support as a President of the ASEAN Summit this year in Yangon, The Republic of the Union of Myanmar on 1 st March 2019. http://www.neda.or.th/2018/en/news/detail?d=qQMcBKtl 1 Mar. 2562 NEDA meets with Minister of Planning and Investment and both government and private agencies in Lao People's Democratic Republic From 5 th -6 th March 2019, Mr. Kirati Veruwan, Vice President and Mr. Rapipit Promnart, Policy and Planning Bureau Director, two representatives from Neighbouring Countries Economic Development Cooperation Agency (Public Organization): NEDA attended a conference and met with Dr. Souphanh Keomixay, Minister of Planning and Investment. They discussed the area selection to provide financial and academic assistance to Lao People's Democratic Republic in the Vientiane capital. They also met to acknowledge information on the project which has the potential to provide financial and academic assistance. In this occasion, NEDA joined the discussion with LT. Chatchawan Sakornsin RTN., the Minister at Royal Thai Embassy Vientiane, Lao PDR to hear his opinions and suggestions about the operation in Lao PDR. NEDA also met with Mr. OSHIKIRI Koji, senior representative and Ms. Saori Yamamoto, a representative from Japan International Cooperation Agency: JICA to exchange information about the operation of the cooperation programmes for development, and to discuss the economic situation in Lao PDR. http://www.neda.or.th/2018/en/news/detail?d=qQqcBKtl 5 Mar. 2562 NEDA consults with Prof. Satoru Matsumoto (Ph.D) on environmental policy On 7 th March 2019 at Sun Tower building, Thanon Vibhavadi Rangsit, Prof. Satoru Matsumoto (Ph.D.), Professor, Faculty of Intercultural Communication, Hosei University met with Senior Colonel Saranyu Viriyavejakul, D.Sc., Vice President, Neighbouring Countries Economic Development Cooperation Agency (Public Organization): NEDA and other officers involved to consult about Environmental and Social Safeguards Guideline of NEDA and the assistance on the Two-Way Road Improvement Project which will link Dawei Special Economic Zone: DSEZ and Thailand-Myanmar Border. http://www.neda.or.th/2018/en/news/detail?d=qQucBKtl 7 Mar. 2562 NEDA joins the 16 th year anniversary of the founding of (ARDA) On 15 th March 2019 at The Agricultural Research Development Agency, Mr. Nutthapol Prasobchoke, Administration Bureau Director, Neighbouring Countries Economic Development Cooperation Agency (Public Organization) joined the congratulation on the occasion of the 16 th anniversary of the founding of The Agricultural Research Development Agency (Public Organization) and made the donation to Thai Red Cross Children Home as a financial aid to orphans and underprivileged children. http://www.neda.or.th/2018/en/news/detail?d=qQycBKtl 15 Mar. 2562 NEDA consults with The Ministry of Transport, Vietnam on the issue of the cooperation to develop and Development Project of route 12 (R12) NEDA consults with The Ministry of Transport, Vietnam on the issue of the cooperation to develop and Development Project of route 12 (R12) http://www.neda.or.th/2018/en/news/detail?d=qQOcZUtm 28 Mar. 2562 NEDA congratulates on the occasion of the 144th anniversary of the founding of Ministry of Finance NEDA congratulates on the occasion of the 144th anniversary of the founding of Ministry of Finance http://www.neda.or.th/2018/en/news/detail?d=qQScZUtm 1 Apr. 2562 NEDA joins the conference with Ministry of Economic and Finance and Royal Thai Embassy in Phnom Penh NEDA joins the conference with Ministry of Economic and Finance and Royal Thai Embassy in Phnom Penh http://www.neda.or.th/2018/en/news/detail?d=qQWcZUtm 2 Apr. 2562 NEDA joins the conference with Ministry of Economic and Finance and Royal Thai Embassy in Phnom Penh NEDA joins the conference with Ministry of Economic and Finance and Royal Thai Embassy in Phnom Penh http://www.neda.or.th/2018/en/news/detail?d=qQAcZUtm 2 Apr. 2562 NEDA tracks the progress of Road Construction Projects from Hongsa town NEDA tracks the progress of Road Construction Projects from Hongsa town http://www.neda.or.th/2018/en/news/detail?d=qQEcZUtm 5 Apr. 2562 NEDA visits Kingdom of Bhutan with TICA During 15-17 March 2019 at Thimphu Kingdom of Bhutan, Colonel Saranyu Viriyavejakul, D.Sc., Vice President, Neighbouring Countries Economic Development Cooperation Agency (NEDA) joined in a group of Thai delegations led by Mr. Banchong Amornchewin, Deputy Director-General of Thailand International Cooperation Agency to visit Kingdom of Bhutan with TICA to discuss 2019 Development Cooperation Plan between Thailand and Kingdom of Bhutan and the management of Medical Personnel Development Plan’s draft with Bhutan led by Commissioner, Dasho Kesang Deki (Focal Commissioner for TICA), Royal Civil Service Commission (RCSC). The participants were as follows; Commissioner, Dasho Indraman Chhetri (Focal Commissioner for Health Sector); Assoc. Prof. Dr. Somboon Keelawat, Head of Department of Pathology, Faculty of Medicine Chulalongkorn University; Prof Dr Woraphong Manuskiatti, Dermatology Faculty of Medicine Siriraj Hospital; Assoc. Prof. Dr. Suchin Worawichawong, lecturer at Department of Anatomical Pathology, Faculty of Medicine Ramathibodi Hospital; Mrs. Patomporn Siraprapasiri, Medical Doctor, Advisory Level at Ministry of Public Health; and relevant personnel from both Thailand and Bhutan. http://www.neda.or.th/2018/en/news/detail?d=qQIcZUtm 5 Apr. 2562 NEDA participates in the launch of Capacity Building for National Coordinators On 18 March 2019 at Vithes Samosorn Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Senior Colonel Saranyu Viriyavejakul, D.Sc., Vice President, Neighbouring Countries Economic Development Cooperation Agency (NEDA) and the representatives from Policy and Planning Bureau, participated in the launch of Capacity Building for National Coordinators of Mekong - Lancang Cooperation under the Mekong - Lancang special fund which is considered an activity to celebrate the 3th anniversary of the founding of Mekong - Lancang co-operation framework. The participants were from both private and government sectors, the diplomatic corps and the representatives from member countries of Mekong – Lancang as well as Thai and foreign journalists. Mekong - Lancang co-operation framework was firstly from Thai initiative in 2012 and officially established in March 2016 with the member countries as follows; Cambodia, Lao PDR, Myanmar, Vietnam, Thailand and China. It aims to increase the capacity in competition and create economic growth as well as narrow the economic gap and support sustainable development of Khong River member countries. http://www.neda.or.th/2018/en/news/detail?d=qQMcZUtm 5 Apr. 2562 NEDA participates in a conference to conclude the following up the progress of Road Construction Projects from Hongsa town On 5th April 2019 at Public Works office, Luang Prabang Lao PDR, Mr. Perames Vudthitornetiraks, President of Neighbouring Countries Economic Development Cooperation Agency, acted as a chairman in a conference to conclude the following up the progress of Road Construction Projects from Hongsa town - Ban Chiang Man (Jompet, Luang Prabang). Mr. Wanthong Boot-Tanawong, Deputy Director-General of Department of Highways, Mr. Fasanan Thammawong, head of Luang Prabang Public Works division, Mr. Jan Wanna-See, Jompet governor as well as consulting companies and project contractor provided the information and detail about operation, Monument set-up design, disbursement plan, road sign setting up, problems, obstacles, and solutions. http://www.neda.or.th/2018/en/news/detail?d=qQqcZUtm 6 Apr. 2562 NEDA organizes traditional activities on Thai Songkran Day, 2019 Mr. Perames Vudthitornetiraks, President of Neighbouring Countries Economic Development Cooperation Agency (NEDA), Board of Directors and other officers together joined in the organized traditional activities on Songkran Festival – such as sprinkling scented water on the Buddha Image and pour water on the hands of directors and ask for blessing at Neighbouring Countries Economic Development Cooperation Agency office, Sun Tower building on 11st April 2019. http://www.neda.or.th/2018/en/news/detail?d=qQucZUtm 11 Apr. 2562 NEDA participates in Groundbreaking Ceremony of Stung-Bot Immigration Checkpoint Development Project, Peeramet Wuttitoranetrak On 22 April 2019 at Stung-Bot, Poipet, Banteay Meanchey, Kingdom of Cambodia; The President of Neighbouring Countries Economic Development Cooperation Agency (NEDA) and Senior Colonel Saranyu Viriyavejakul, D.Sc., Vice President along with the team participated in groundbreaking ceremony of Stung-Bot Immigration Checkpoint Development Project and the road connected to route No.5 road, Kingdom of Cambodia. The project was the cooperation between Thailand and Cambodia though the financial support in a form of a soft loan from Neighbouring Countries Economic Development Cooperation Agency (Public Organization) (NEDA). Samdech Akka Moha Sena Padei Techo Hun Sen (Lord Prime Minister and Supreme Military Commander), the Prime Minister of Kingdom of Cambodia acted as a Guest of Honor. Stung-Bot Immigration Checkpoint Development Project aims for Investment and Commercial facilitation between the two parties as well as to support the expansion of products and services mobilization. It is expected that the construction of Sa-Tueng-Bot Immigration Checkpoint will increase trade value between Thailand-Cambodia and facilitate in product transportation in terms of time. Transportation through Sa-Tueng-Bot Immigration Checkpoint will help ease traffic congestion and product transportation in the area of Aranyaprathet, Ban Khlong Léuk, Sa Kaeo-Poipet, Banteay Meanchey. This project is considered a part of the support of ASEAN Connectivity, especially the connectivity in Infrastructure within a region. At present, Nong Ian-Stung Bot Immigration Checkpoint is during the process of preparation for the construction of Boundary Post building. It is expected to be completed in about 2 years. http://www.neda.or.th/2018/en/news/detail?d=qQOcZKtm 23 Apr. 2562 5 religions chant to bless on the occasion of the Royal Coronation Ceremony 2019 Senior Colonel Saranyu Viriyavejakul, D.Sc., Vice President, Mr. Nutthapol Prasobchoke, Administration Bureau Director along with the officers of Neighbouring Countries Economic Development Cooperation Agency (Public Organization) (NEDA) will be participating in auspicious religious ceremony – 5 religions such as Buddhism, Muslimism, Christianity, Brahmin-Hinduism and Sikhism on the occasion of auspicious religious ceremony to make royal merits in dedication to Somdet Pra Burapa Maha Kasat Yateraj, His Majesty King Phra Buddha Yodfa Chulaloke (King Rama I), His Majesty King Bhumibol Adulyadej and chant Buddha’s mantra in order to give a blessing to Her Majesty Queen Sirikit, the Queen Regent of King Rama IX and His Majesty King Maha Vajiralongkorn Bodindradebayavarangkun, King Rama X on the occasion of the Royal Coronation Ceremony 2019. Gen. Prayut Chan-o-cha, the Prime Minister will act as a Chairperson in this occasion. Prayer books in 5 religions will be given to all participants by His Majesty King for an auspiciousness to themselves and the country. The ceremony will be taken place on Wednesday 24 June 2019 from 15.00 hours onwards at The Grounds of the Dusit Palace. http://www.neda.or.th/2018/en/news/detail?d=qQScZKtm 24 Apr. 2562 NEDA signs to give a blessing to Her Majesty Queen Sirikit in King Rama IX At Bhumisirimangalanusorn Building, King Chulalongkorn Memorial Hospital, The Thai Red Cross Society on 30 April 2019; Mr. Perames Vudthitornetiraks, President of Neighbouring Countries Economic Development Cooperation Agency, (Public Organization) (NEDA) led the board of chief executive to offer vase of flower and sign to give a blessing to Her Majesty Queen Sirikit in King Rama IX to recover from the illness and stay healthy. http://www.neda.or.th/2018/en/news/detail?d=qQWcZKtm 30 Apr. 2562 The conference to discuss a loan agreement draft used for the city development project under Economic Corridor of Greater Mekong Subregion, phase 3 At Treasury Department, MOPF, Naypyidaw, The Republic of the Union of Myanmar on 26 April 2019; Board of Directors from Neighbouring Countries Economic Development Cooperation Agency, (Public Organization) (NEDA) including Mr. Perames Vudthitornetiraks, President of NEDA, Colonel Saranyu Viriyavejakul, D.Sc., Vice President and Ms. Dariwan Prempoomwate, Project Operation and Management Bureau II Director participated in the conference to discuss a loan agreement draft used for the city development project under Economic Corridor of Greater Mekong Subregion, phase 3 in Myawaddy (tap water system improvement and waste management system development) with the representatives from Myanmar government such as Ministry of Planning and Finance (MOPF) led by Daw Si Si Pyone, Director General of Treasury Department and Ministry of Construction (MOC) led by Daw Khaing Khaing Soe, Deputy Director of Department of Urban and Housing Development. http://www.neda.or.th/2018/en/news/detail?d=qQAcZKtm 2 May 2562 NEDA joins in a route survey and a conference to check on an Inception Report about the survey and the detailed design of Two-Lane Road Improvement Project During 4-5 April 2019 at Republic of the Union of Myanmar; Colonel Saranyu Viriyavejakul, D.Sc., Vice President of NEDA and others joined in a route survey and a conference to check on an Inception Report about the survey and the detailed design of Two-Lane Road Improvement Project connecting Dawei Special Economic Zone and Thailand – Myanmar Border, with the representative from Ministry of Construction, the Republic of the Union of Myanmar led by H.E. Ohn Lwin, Director General, Department of Highway. The Two-Lane Road Improvement Project is a part of Dawei Special Economic Zone Development Project and the relevant project area of Myanmar as a door for trading on the western side of the region and the connection of development from east coast area in Thailand to Myanmar. http://www.neda.or.th/2018/en/news/detail?d=qQEcZKtm 2 May 2562 NEDA participates in the bilateral meeting with Lao PDR Mr. Kirati Veruwan, Treasury Bureau Director of Neighbouring Countries Economic Development Cooperation Agency, (NEDA) and others, participated in the bilateral meeting with the representatives from Ministry of Finance, Lao PDR led by Ms.Vanida SAVADDY, Deputy Director General, Department of External Finance and Debt Management about Cooperation Programme in process and other Cooperation Programmes in the future. The event took place during the participation in 52th ADB Annual Meeting at Nadee, Republic of Fiji on 2nd May, 2019. http://www.neda.or.th/2018/en/news/detail?d=qQIcZKtm 2 May 2562 NEDA participates as an audience of His Majesty King Vajiralogkorn’s royal coronation Ministry of Finance together with senior executives from government agencies and Chief Executive Officers from state enterprises as well as institutes under Ministry of Finance, participated as audiences of His Majesty King Vajiralogkorn (Phra Bat Somdet Phra Poramenthra Ramathibodi Sisin Maha Vajiralongkorn Phra Vajira Klao Chao Yu Hua)’s 2019 royal coronation. Mr. Perames Vudthitornetiraks, President of Neighbouring Countries Economic Development Cooperation Agency (Public Organization) (NEDA) also joined the ceremony at Amarin Vinitchai Mahaisoon Phiman Throne Hall on May 5, 2019. http://www.neda.or.th/2018/en/news/detail?d=qQMcZKtm 7 May 2562 NEDA and the Ministry of Finance wait to greet His Majesty the King Senior Colonel Saranyu Viriyavejakul, D.Sc., Vice President of NEDA and Mr. Nutthapol Prasobchoke, Administration Bureau Director along with the officers as well as institutes under Ministry of Finance waited to greet His Majesty the King on the Royal Barge Procession, going along Phra Nakhon area on Na Phra Lan road to Wiset Chai Si Gate, The Grand Palace on May 5, 2019. http://www.neda.or.th/2018/en/news/detail?d=qQqcZKtm 7 May 2562 NEDA met and had discussion with Ministry of Public Works and Transport and Japan International Cooperation Agency in Phnom Penh Mr. Rapipat Promnart, Policy and Planning Bureau Director of Neighbouring Countries Economic Development Cooperation Agency (Public Organization) (NEDA) joined the conference to discuss with H.E. Mr. Tauch Chankosol, Secretary of State, Ministry of Public Works and Transport and Mr. Nou Vaddhanak, Director General, General Directorate of Techniques about the plan of development cooperation project between NEDA and Cambodia in the future. The discussion was also about the preparation of the conference between Cambodia, JICA and NEDA for their cooperation in Nong Ian-Stung-Bot Immigration Checkpoint Development Project phase 2. This occasion, there was also the discussion with Mr. Ryo Kawano, Project Formulation Advisor, JICA Cambodia Office about the preparation of the conference between Cambodia, JICA and NEDA for the operation of Nong Ian-Stung-Bot Immigration Checkpoint Development Project phase 2 in Phnom Penh during May 9-10, 2019. http://www.neda.or.th/2018/en/news/detail?d=qQucZKtm 13 May 2562 NEDA donates lunches to children at Rachanukul Institute Mr. Perames Vudthitornetiraks, President of Neighbouring Countries Economic Development Cooperation Agency (Public Organization) (NEDA) joined together with Board of Directors and other officers to provide lunches, hand over the happiness and donate 50,000 Baht to Rachanukul Institute as a support to help children and youngster in terms of sufficient nutrition fact. This occasion is also to commemorate and to give a royal charity to His Majesty King Vajiralogkorn under “Friendship to Share Love project in an auspicious occasion of the Royal Coronation Ceremony” at Rachanukul Institute Department of Mental Health on May 14, 2019. http://www.neda.or.th/2018/en/news/detail?d=qQycZKtm 14 May 2562 NEDA participates in merit making and food offering to 68 monks Mr. Perames Vudthitornetiraks, President of Neighbouring Countries Economic Development Cooperation Agency (Public Organization) (NEDA) and board of directors made merit and gave alms to 68 monks in order to honor His Majesty King Vajiralogkorn on the occasion of on an auspicious occasion of the Royal Coronation Ceremony, at Ministry of Finance on Wednesday 15th May 2019. http://www.neda.or.th/2018/en/news/detail?d=qQOcZatm 15 May 2562 NEDA participates in merit making and food offering to 68 monks At Royal Princess hotel on May 13th, 2019; Mr. Perames Vudthitornetiraks, President of Neighbouring Countries Economic Development Cooperation Agency (NEDA) together with Senior Colonel Saranyu Viriyavejakul, D.Sc., Vice President and other NEDA officers participated in the Policy Forum, held by Office of the National Economics and Social Development Council, to integrate the operation of neighbouring economic cooperation under the 12th National Economic and Social Development Plan. Mrs.Pattama Teanravisitsagool, Deputy Secretary-General National Economic and Social Development Board acted as a chairman. On this occasion, Mr. Rapipat Promnart, NEDA Policy and Planning Bureau Director strategy, has presented NEDA strategy and the draft of development cooperation projects in Cambodia, Lao PDR and Myanmar in order to acknowledge all participants and hear their opinions. http://www.neda.or.th/2018/en/news/detail?d=qQScZatm 15 May 2562 The press conference on the occasion of the 14th anniversary of the founding of NEDA On May 15th, 2019; Mr. Perames Vudthitornetiraks, President of Neighbouring Countries Economic Development Cooperation Agency (Public Organization) (NEDA) and the board of directors participated in the press conference on the occasion of the 14th anniversary of the founding of NEDA. Mr. Perames Vudthitornetiraks also spoke about past performances such as the management of proactive project plans with 3 neighbouring countries as well as the cooperation of financial and academic supports. http://www.neda.or.th/2018/en/news/detail?d=qQWcZatm 16 May 2562 Merit-making ceremony on the occasion of the 14th anniversary of the founding of NEDA At Sun Tower Building on May 16th, 2019; Agencies from government and private sector congratulated Neighbouring Countries Economic Development Cooperation Agency (Public Organization) (NEDA) on the occasion of the 14th anniversary of the company’s founding. Mr. Perames Vudthitornetiraks, President of NEDA also welcomed the guests and received the financial contribution to NEDA welfare fund as well as led the board of directors and other officers to participate in merit-making and food-offering to monks on such an occasion. http://www.neda.or.th/2018/en/news/detail?d=qQAcZatm 17 May 2562 NEDA participats in bilateral discussion with ADB Mr. Kirati Veruwan, Vice President of Neighbouring Countries Economic Development Cooperation Agency (Public Organization) (NEDA) and others participated in bilateral discussion, at 52th ADB Annual Meeting with Ms. Si Si Pyone Director General Treasury Department Ministry of Planning and Finance, Myanmar about cooperation projects both under the operation and in the future and between both countries at Nadee city, Republic of Fiji during 2nd-5th May 2019. http://www.neda.or.th/2018/en/news/detail?d=qQIcZatm 22 May 2562 participates in the opening of 52th Annual Meeting of the BOARD OF GOVERNORS Asian Development Bank Mr. Kirati Veruwan, Vice President of Neighbouring Countries Economic Development Cooperation Agency (Public Organization) (NEDA) and others participated in the opening of 52th Annual Meeting of the BOARD OF GOVERNORS Asian Development Bank which there were opening speech made by Mr. Takehiko Nakao, the president of ADB and H.E. Josaia Voreqe Bainimarama, the Prime-Minister of Republic of Fiji. In the evening, Thai participants joined the welcoming party held by the government of Republic of Fiji at Nadee city, Republic of Fiji on 3rd May 2019. http://www.neda.or.th/2018/en/news/detail?d=qQEcZatm 20 May 2562 Thailand-Laos Transport Ministers Meeting On 20th May 2019, Mr. Kirati Veruwan, Vice President of Neighbouring Countries Economic Development Cooperation Agency (Public Organization) (NEDA) and others participated in Thailand-Laos Transport Ministers Meeting in Nong Khai Province. Mr.Arkhom Termpittayapaisith, Minister of Misnistry of Transport and H.E. Dr. Bounchanh Sinthavong Minister of Public Works and Transport acted as chairmen in this joint meeting. The meeting aimed to discuss and follow up the progress of the cooperated projects between Thailand and Lao PDR, as well as consider the guidelines of the operation of cooperation projects in the future. http://www.neda.or.th/2018/en/news/detail?d=qQMcZatm 22 May 2562 Briefing meeting to clarify the project and hear people’s opinions At One Stop Service Center (OSSC) meeting room, Dawei Special Economic Zone, Republic of the Union of Myanmar on 17th May 2019; Senior Colonel Saranyu Viriyavejakul, D.Sc., Vice President of NEDA and others participated in 1st briefing meeting to clarify the project and hear people’s opinions (Project Orientation) about the survey and the detailed design of Two-Lane Road Improvement Project connecting Dawei Special Economic Zone and Thailand – Myanmar Border, with Mr. Hla Htwe, Minister of Regional Parliament, Dr. Myint San, Vice Chairman, Dawei Special Economic Management Committee (DSEZ MC) and the representative from Ministry of Construction, Republic of the Union of Myanmar; Mr. Thet Zaw Win, Director, Thanintharyi Region, Department of Highway. There were 120 people living in the area participated to express their opinions and present the guideline to solve the problems as well as encourage the public hearing to become successful toward all relevant parties in the future. http://www.neda.or.th/2018/en/news/detail?d=qQqcZatm 22 May 2562 NEDA discusses the cooperation with JICA to push forward the progress of Dawei deep seaport Development Project in Myanmar On 22nd May 2019, the representatives from Japan International Cooperation Agency: JICA including Mr. Shigenori Ogawa, Director General, Department of Southeast Asia, Mr. Kazuo Takeuchi, Senior Representative, JICA Thailand Office, Mr. Katsuya Miyoshi, Project Formulation Advisor, JICA Thailand Office and Mr. Toshio Fujinuma, Expert, Project for Promotion of Economic Development and Connectivity in the Western Region, met with Mr. Perames Vudthitornetiraks, President of NEDA and Senior Colonel Saranyu Viriyavejakul, D.Sc., Vice President to discuss about the cooperation between NEDA and JICA such as (1) Infrastructure Development Project at Stung-Bot Immigration Checkpoint (2) The progress of Dawei deep seaport Development Project (3) Two-Lane Road Improvement Project connecting Dawei Special Economic Zone and Thailand – Myanmar Border (4) The cooperation support between NEDA, JICA and Myanmar to push forward the progress of Dawei deep seaport Development Project in Myanmar. http://www.neda.or.th/2018/en/news/detail?d=qQucZatm 22 May 2562 The conference to integrate the performances between Thai government agencies in combining R 12 under GMS CBTA On 22 May 2019, Mr. Rapipit Promnart, Policy and Planning Bureau Director of Neighbouring Countries Economic Development Cooperation Agency (Public Organization) (NEDA) participated in a conference with the representatives from Department of Land Transport, Department of East Asian Affairs, Department of International Economic Affairs and Office of the National Economics and Social Development Council to integrate the performances between Thai government agencies in combining R 12 from Thakhek – Napao border crossing, Lao PDR under Greater Mekong Sub - region Cross Border Transport Agreement: GMS CBTA. http://www.neda.or.th/2018/en/news/detail?d=qQycZatm 22 May 2562 NEDA holds the traning on knowledge transfer to the neighboring countries At Mercure Hotel Bangkok on 27 May 2019, Mr. Perames Vudthitornetiraks, President of NEDA acted as a chairperson in the opening of knowledge transfer to the officers from the neighboring countries under the course titled "Project Management for Road, Expressway and Bridge Construction". The participants from Cambodia, Lao PDR, Myanmar, Bhutan and Sri Lanka (CLM-BS) discussed and exchanged the knowledge on the construction project management of route, expressway and bridge. Specialists from Department of Highways, Engineering Institute of Thailand and JICA also provided useful information to the participants. http://www.neda.or.th/2018/en/news/detail?d=qQWcZ3tm 27 May 2562 NEDA congratulates on the occasion of the 86th anniversary of the founding of The Treasury Department On 23 May 2019, Mr. Nutthapol Prasobchoke, Administration Bureau Director congratulated The Treasury Department on the occasion of the 86th anniversary of its founding and donated the supporting fund to The Treasury Department’s welfare fund. http://www.neda.or.th/2018/en/news/detail?d=qQScZ3tm 27 May 2562 NEDA travelled to the area of Hongsa City construction project to prepare for the press tour During the travelling from Nan province to Luang Prabang on 30 May 2019, Mr. Perames Vudthitornetiraks, President of NEDA and Mr. Kirati Veruwan, Vice President together with management and consulting teams travelled to the area and followed up the progress of Hongsa City- Ban Chiangman (Chomphet, Luang Prabang, Lao PDR) road construction project, as well as to prepare for the press tour to create a good relationship between Thailand and Laos. http://www.neda.or.th/2018/en/news/detail?d=qQAcZ3tm 31 May 2562 The president of NEDA discusses with Wan Tong to summarize the project progress and prepare for 2019 press tour At Muangthong Hotel on 31 May 2019, Mr. Perames Vudthitornetiraks, President of NEDA, Mr. Kirati Veruwan, Vice President and other NEDA officers participated in the conference with Wan Tong Budta Wong, deputy director of Department of Highways, other officers from Department of Highways, consulting companies and project contractor company to summarize the progress of Hongsa City- Ban Chiangman (Chomphet, Luang Prabang, Lao PDR) road construction project which is nearly completed. The conference also aims to prepare for the support of the press tour to create a good relationship between Thailand and Laos. http://www.neda.or.th/2018/en/news/detail?d=qQEcZ3tm 31 May 2562 NEDA signs their names for the royal blessing on the occasion of Her Majesty the Queen’s Birthday 2019 At Sun Tower Building on 3 June 2019, Mr. Perames Vudthitornetiraks, President of Neighbouring Countries Economic Development Cooperation Agency (Public Organization) (NEDA) together with the board of directors, officers and employees signed their names for the royal blessing on the occasion of Her Majesty Queen Suthida Bajrasudhabimalalakshana’s Birthday. http://www.neda.or.th/2018/en/news/detail?d=qQIcZ3tm 3 Jun. 2562 NEDA participated in a signing ceremony for contractor contract of Stung-Bot Project Mr. Perames Vudthitornetiraks, President of NEDA, Colonel Saranyu Viriyavejakul, D.Sc., Vice President of NEDA and others participated in a signing ceremony for contractor contract of Stung-Bot Immigration Checkpoint Development Project and the route connecting road No. 5 in Kingdom of Cambodia which is cooperation project between Thai and Cambodia government through the financial support in a form of soft loan from Neighbouring Countries Economic Development Cooperation Agency (Public Organization) (NEDA). In this occasion, H.E. Sun Chanthol, Senior Minister, Minister of Public Works and Transport of Kingdom of Cambodia signed the contract with the contractors at the Ministry of Public Works and Transport, Phnom Penh, Kingdom of Cambodia on 24th May 2019. http://www.neda.or.th/2018/en/news/detail?d=qQMcZ3tm 7 Jun. 2562 NEDA participated in the Reforestation Ceremony in Commemoration of the Royal Coronation Ceremony Senior Colonel Saranyu Viriyavejakul, D.Sc., Vice President of Neighbouring Countries Economic Development Cooperation Agency (NEDA) and other officers participated in the Reforestation Ceremony in Commemoration of the Royal Coronation Ceremony. Mr.Prasong Poontaneat, Permanent Secretary of Ministry of Finance who acted as a chairman and other sectors under the Ministry of Finance participated in the ceremony at Ban Nong Wong (Khao Khun-in), Nong Irun sub-district, Banbueng district, Chon Buri on 17th June 2019. http://www.neda.or.th/2018/en/news/detail?d=qQqcZ3tm 17 Jun. 2562 Non-deal Road Show Conference Neighbouring Countries Economic Development Cooperation Agency (Public Organization) (NEDA) arranged the conference to introduce NEDA and its operation or Non-deal Road Show for financial institutions and investors. Mr. Ace Viboolcharern, Public Debt Advisor of The Public Debt Management Office and loan supplier for NEDA, was honorably assigned as a chairman and Mr. Perames Vudthitornetiraks, President of NEDA was assigned as a lecturer giving a talk about NEDA: its basic information, business operation plan and financial management on 17th June 2019 at Wayupak Meeting Room 1, Ministry of Finance. http://www.neda.or.th/2018/en/news/detail?d=qQucZ3tm 17 Jun. 2562 NEDA joines ACMECS Senior Officials’ Meeting At Siem Reap, Kingdom of Cambodia during 6-7 June 2019, Mr. Rapipat Promnart, Policy and Planning Bureau Director of Neighbouring Countries Economic Development Cooperation Agency (NEDA) together with other representatives from Thailand joined ACMECS Senior Officials’ Meeting and other relevant meetings. The Director-General of Department of International Economic Affairs (Mrs. Wilawan Mungklatanakul) acted as a chief of representatives from Thailand and H.E. Dr. Sok Siphana, the Advisor to Cambodia Prime Minister acted as a chairman. At the meeting, the discussion was about The ACMECS Development Fund (ACMDF) and the operation guideline under ACMECS cooperation framework in the future. http://www.neda.or.th/2018/en/news/detail?d=qQycZ3tm 6 Jun. 2562 At Siem Reap, Kingdom of Cambodia during 6-7 June 2019, Mr. Rapipat Promnart, Policy and Planning Bureau Director of Neighbouring Countries Economic Development Cooperation Agency (NEDA) together with other representatives from Thailand joined ACMECS Seni At The Sukosol Hotel Bangkok on Wednesday 19 June 2019, Neighbouring Countries Economic Development Cooperation Agency (Public Organization) (NEDA) arranged a workshop entitled 20-Year Strategic Planning of NEDA with its executive committee. This workshop aimed to hear opinions and suggestions from these executive committee on the determination of organization’s positioning and the guideline for future operation of NEDA including vision, mission, goals as well as NEDA’s operation strategy in the next 20 years which would be studied by Faculty of Political Science, Chulalongkorn University. http://www.neda.or.th/2018/en/news/detail?d=qQOcAUtm 20 Jun. 2562 NEDA participates in Lancang – Mekong Countries Connectivity Joint Working Group Meeting At Kunming, People’s Republic of China during 12-14 June 2019, Mr. Rapipat Promnart, Policy and Planning Bureau Director of Neighbouring Countries Economic Development Cooperation Agency (NEDA) together with other representatives from Thailand participated in Lancang – Mekong Countries Connectivity Joint Working Group Meeting. At the meeting, there was a discussion about the cooperation plan of connectivity between member states and the project of connectivity between member states which was stated in Early Harvest Projects. http://www.neda.or.th/2018/en/news/detail?d=qQScAUtm 21 Jun. 2562 Press Tour to build the relationship between Thailand – Laos 2019 At Nan province on 25th June 2019, Mr. Perames Vudthitornetiraks, President of NEDA and Mr. Kirati Veruwan, Vice President along with other officials and press participated in Press Tour which to build the relationship between Thailand – Laos, along the route Nan - Luang Prabang. NEDA along with the press was warmly welcomed by Designated Areas for Sustainable Tourism Administration (Public Organization) or DASTA and also taken to visit and study the local handicraft by Ban Sao Luang textile handicraft group. On this occasion, there was also a meeting with government and private sectors in Nan province area, led by Nan Governor, Mr. Worakitti Sritipakorn; Chairman of Nan Chamber of Commerce, Mr. Srirung Rattanasila; Vice Chairman of Nan Chamber of Commerce, Mr. Panpat Picha; the representative of the chief immigration officer and other relevant officers who also provided a warm welcome and an opportunity for the press to question and interview. Later, the group went on to visit the important tourist attractions within Nan and exchange the ideas about Nan tourism with Mr. Satit Boontong, the president of Nan Tourism Business Association and Nan Tourism Council, as well as Acting Sub Lt. Panuwat Katnak, the director of Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) and Mr. Cherdchu Tengtrirat, Vice Chairman of Nan Chamber of Commerce who provided useful tourism information to the press. http://www.neda.or.th/2018/en/news/detail?d=qQWcAUtm 25 Jun. 2562 The delivery of “Mountain Water Supply Project in Commemoration of the Royal Coronation Ceremony” Kiew Tang Village, Jompet, Luang Prabang, Lao PDR on 26th June 2019, Mr. Perames Vudthitornetiraks, President of Neighbouring Countries Economic Development Cooperation Agency (NEDA) and Mr. Kirati Veruwan, Vice President together with the press group visited the route in Hongsa - Baan Chiang Saen (Jompet, Luang Prabang) road construction project. During the visit, NEDA organized the delivery of “Mountain Water Supply Project in Commemoration of the Royal Coronation Ceremony” at Kiew Tang Village, Jompet, Luang Prabang, Lao PDR in order to honor and Phrabat Somdet Phra Vajira Klao Chao Yu Hua (Rama X). NEDA has cooperated with Lao World Engineering and Construction Co., Ltd. to manage water supply using mountain water supply system within the budget of 500,000 Baht. It aims to help Laos people who have been affected by the road construction project, to have better life quality and have sufficient water for consumption and agriculture. It was an honor for NEDA to have participants from all relevant agencies including the Vice-Governor of Luang Prabang Province, Mr. Wongsawan Teppajan; Director-General of Department of roads, Ministry of Public Works and Transport, Mr.Pheng Douangngeun; the representatives from Luang Prabang province division; the representatives from Jompet Public Works division; and Minister Counsellor, Royal Thai Embassy Vientiane, Lao PDR, Dr. Suwit Mungkla as well as Team Consulting Engineering and Management Co., Ltd., Banchakij Co., Ltd. and Chor. Tawee Construction Co., Ltd. who are behind this success. http://www.neda.or.th/2018/en/news/detail?d=qQAcAUtm 26 Jun. 2562 NEDA starts the route of Nan twin city to Luang Prabang Mr. Perames Vudthitornetiraks, President of Neighbouring Countries Economic Development Cooperation Agency (NEDA) and Mr. Kirati Veruwan, Vice President organized the Press Tour to build the relationship between Thailand – Laos 2019 around the area of Hongsa - Baan Chiang Saen (Jompet, Luang Prabang, Lao PDR) road construction project at the distance of 114 Kilometer and the budget of 1,977 Million Baht which is to connect transportation network between Thailand and Lao PDR. The route starts from Baan Napung, Hongsa, Kwang Chai Buri and ends at Baan Chiang Saen, Jompet, Luang Prabang which can also connect Luang Prabang to China through route Number 13 and to Hanoi, Vietnam through the route Number 4. There will be only 3 hours travelling, which has reduced from 5-6 hours, from Nan twin city to world heritage city, Luang Prabang. Moreover, there was a chance for the press to interview and take photos at the start of the project at 0 Kilometer, the t-junction Baan Napung, Kwang Chai Buri, Lao PDR on 26th June 2019. http://www.neda.or.th/2018/en/news/detail?d=qQEcAUtm 26 Jun. 2562 The press conference on the route connecting Nan twin city - Luang Prabang and Thailand – Laos economic growth At Pullman Hotel, Luang Prabang, Lao PDR on 27th June 2019; Mr. Perames Vudthitornetiraks, President of Neighbouring Countries Economic Development Cooperation Agency participated in the press conference titled “the route connecting Nan twin city - Luang Prabang to Thailand – Laos economic growth”. The Vice-Governor of Luang Prabang Province, Mr. Wongsawan Teppajan; Director-General of Department of roads, Ministry of Public Works and Transport, Mr.Pheng Douangngeun; and the Vice-President of Luang Prabang Trade and Tourism Council, Madam Weawmanee Doungdara welcomed the press group and provided the information about Hongsa – Jompet to Luang Prabang road construction project which will affect the development of the route connecting transportation between Thailand and Laos and Greater Mekong subregional-GMS, as well as the opportunity for trade, investment and tourism in Luang Prabang. http://www.neda.or.th/2018/en/news/detail?d=qQIcAUtm 27 Jun. 2562 The signature in Construction Supervision Consultant Contract and Contractor Contract for Road No. 11 (R11) Development Project At Landmark Mekong Riverside hotel, Vientiane, Lao PDR on 28th June 2019; Mr. Perames Vudthitornetiraks, President of Neighbouring Countries Economic Development Cooperation Agency (NEDA) and Mr. Kirati Veruwan, Vice President along with others participated as witnesses of the signature in Construction Supervision Consultant Contract and Contractor Contract for Road No. 11 (R11) Development Project on the route from Krok Khao Dor - Ban Non Sawan – Sanakham – Baan Wang – Baan Nam Sung, as well as Contractor Contract for Thailand – Laos Railway Construction Project Phase 2 Part 2 in Lao People’s Democratic Republic (Lao PDR). Both projects have been supported by Thai government, NEDA who has provided financial support in the condition of soft loan to Laos government. Khun Bunchan Sinthawong, the Minister of Ministry of Public Works and Transport, Lao PDR acted as a chairman and there were also participants from Thailand and Laos including H.E. Mr. Kiattikhun Chartprasert, Ambassador-Designate of Thailand to the Lao PDR. http://www.neda.or.th/2018/en/news/detail?d=qQMcAUtm 28 Jun. 2562 NEDA participates in television recording of an auspicious ceremony to celebrate the 87th birthday of Her Majesty the Queen Sirikit, The Queen Mother At the National Broadcasting Services of Thailand (NBT), Vibhavadi-Rangsit Road Bangkok on 24 July 2019; Mr. Perames Vudthitornetiraks, President of Neighbouring Countries Economic Development Cooperation Agency (Public Organization) along with executive committee and the board of directors participated in television recording of an auspicious ceremony to celebrate the 87th birthday of Her Majesty the Queen Sirikit, The Queen Mother on 12 August 2019. It was to show their royalty and remember the deepest royal grace. http://www.neda.or.th/2018/en/news/detail?d=qQIcAKtm 25 Jul. 2562 The ceremony to receive bestowed hats and scarfs for the special voluntary duties At Sun Tower Building Bangkok on 3 July 2019; Mr. Perames Vudthitornetiraks, President of NEDA along with Board of Directors and other officers participated in the ceremony to receive bestowed hats and scarfs, in front of His Majesty King Vajiraklaochaoyuhua’s portrait, which will be used to perform the special voluntary duties. It is according to His Majesty King Vajiraklaochaoyuhua’s royal wish for government agencies to operate activities which aim to develop society and create benefits toward the country. Colonel Saranyu Viriyavejakul, D.Sc., Vice President of NEDA and the former participant in 904 Wor Por Ror. His Majesty’s Royal Volunteer Spirit Project acted as a chairman. http://www.neda.or.th/2018/en/news/detail?d=qQqcAUtm 4 Jul. 2562 NEDA donates to Thai Red Cross Princess Sirindhorn Craniofacial Center Mr. Perames Vudthitornetiraks, President of NEDA, Colonel Saranyu Viriyavejakul, D.Sc. and Mr. Kirati Veruwan, Vice President led the board of directors to offer the donation which aims to support Thai Red Cross Princess Sirindhorn Craniofacial Center or the biggest center in South East Asia to treat craniofacial deformities. M.R. Preyangsri Wattanakhun, Assistant Secretary General of The Thai Red Cross Society under Revenue Sourcing Department was a representative to receive the donation of 120,000 Baht, at King Chulalongkorn Memorial Hospital, The Thai Red Cross Society on 4th July 2019. http://www.neda.or.th/2018/en/news/detail?d=qQucAUtm 4 Jul. 2562 NEDA make a donation to support the purchase of medical instruments on the occasion of the Establishment of the Customs Department At the Customs Department, Bangkok on 4th July 2019; Mr. Nutthapol Prasobchoke, Administration Bureau Director of Neighbouring Countries Economic Development Cooperation Agency (Public Organization) congratulated and donated financially to support medical development at Faculty of Medicine Ramathibodi Hospital in the project titled “To purchase Medical instruments for Chakri Naruebodindra Medical Institute” on the occasion of 145th Year Anniversary of Establishment of the Customs Department. http://www.neda.or.th/2018/en/news/detail?d=qQycAUtm 4 Jul. 2562 joins the Reforestation Campaign in Uthai Thani province At Huai Kha Khaeng, Lan Sak, Uthai Thani on 5th July, 2019; Mr. Nutthapol Prasobchoke, Administration Bureau Director and other officials travelled to survey the National Reserved Forest: Huai Tub Sela forest and Huai Kok Kwai forest for the purpose of joining the Reforestation Campaign in Commemoration of the Royal Coronation Ceremony of King Rama X. Mr.Yuttana Yimgarund, Deputy Permanent Secretary of the Ministry of Finance, acted as a chairperson. http://www.neda.or.th/2018/en/news/detail?d=qQOcAKtm 5 Jul. 2562 The 2nd Annual Bilateral Meeting (JICA&NEDA) At JICA, Thailand office on 2nd July 2019; Mr. Perames Vudthitornetiraks, President of NEDA acted as a chairperson and a host to the 2nd Annual Bilateral Meeting between Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) and Neighbouring Countries Economic Development Cooperation Agency (Public Organization) (NEDA). Mr. Shigenori Ogawa, Director General, Southeast Asia and Pacific Department also acted as a chairman from JICA. The participants included 6 representatives from NEDA, 8 representatives from JICA Thailand office, and 14 representatives from JICA head office, Cambodia office, Lao PDR as well as Myanmar office via TV Conference. This meeting was considered as a part of cooperation of partners under Partnership Arrangement between JICA and NEDA. It aimed to strengthen the relationship between two organizations and encourage to build the cooperation between one another in economic and society development to other countries located in Greater Mekong sub regional. The format of the meeting was to exchange the information about the support policy to develop and the project implementation of both organizations in Cambodia, Lao PDR and Myanmar which mostly are the infrastructure development projects, for example, the construction of roads and harbors, electric energy development, Immigration Checkpoint development etc. in order to find out concrete direction of cooperation between one another; as well as to consistently encourage the NEDA personnel development by JICA. http://www.neda.or.th/2018/en/news/detail?d=qQScAKtm 11 Jul. 2562 Ethic Practice Project for His Majesty King Maha Vajiralongkorn Phra Vajiraklaochaoyuhua At Bowonniwet Vihara temple Bangkok on 10th July, 2019; Mr. Perames Vudthitornetiraks, President of Neighbouring Countries Economic Development Cooperation Agency (Public Organization) (NEDA) together with the board of directors, officials and other staff participated in Ethic Practice Project in Commemoration of the Royal Coronation Ceremony of King Rama X. It was to honor and dedicate as a merit to His Majesty King Maha Vajiralongkorn Phra Vajiraklaochaoyuhua, King Rama X. Phra Tepsungworrayan, abbot’s assistant of Bowonniwet Vihara temple, primates from Bangkok- Samut Prakan and Vipassana Meditation Masters led the preachment and meditation. NEDA also offered alms valued 50,000 Baht as a support to a maintenance of religious places. The participation aimed to support virtue and morality for NEDA’s personnel, which would lead to their knowledge and understanding of Buddhism principles, as well as to increase working efficiency through the application of moral principle which help purify their minds and live better lives. http://www.neda.or.th/2018/en/news/detail?d=qQWcAKtm 11 Jul. 2562 NEDA participates in the opening of Reforestation Campaign in Commemoration of the Royal Coronation Ceremony in Lampang Province At Mae Mo Forest Park, Lampang Province on 19 July 2019; Ms. Sukuma Sarahong, Efficiency Enhancement Division Director of Neighbouring Countries Economic Development Cooperation Agency (Public Organization) and others travelled to survey Mae Mo Forest Park, Ban Si Don Chai, Ton Thong Chai Subdistrict, Muang District, Lampang Province to participate in the Reforestation Campaign in Commemoration of the Royal Coronation Ceremony of King Rama X. Mr.Yuttana Yimgarund, Deputy Permanent Secretary of Ministry of Finance acted as a chairman. http://www.neda.or.th/2018/en/news/detail?d=qQAcAKtm 22 Jul. 2562 The ceremony to celebrate the 67th birthday of His Majesty King Maha Vajiralongkorn Phra Vajiraklaochaoyuhua At Sun Tower building on 23 July 2019, Mr. Perames Vudthitornetiraks, President of Neighbouring Countries Economic Development Cooperation Agency (Public Organization) along with the board of directors and other officers participated in the ceremony to celebrate the 67th birthday of His Majesty King Maha Vajiralongkorn Phra Vajiraklaochaoyuhua on 28 July 2019. In this occasion, all officers paid homage and opened a cone of joss-sticks and candles to the royal portrait of His Majesty King Maha Vajiralongkorn Phra Vajiraklaochaoyuhua as well as said the royal praise to show their loyalty toward the monarchy and took an oath of allegiance of being decent government officers and the power of the land. http://www.neda.or.th/2018/en/news/detail?d=qQEcAKtm 25 Jul. 2562 NEDA participated in merit-making ceremony with the board of directors from Ministry of Finance on the occasion of the 67th birthday of His Majesty King Maha Vajiralongkorn Phra Vajiraklaochaoyuhua on 28 July 2019. At the Ministry of Finance on 26 July 2019, Mr. Kirati Veruwan, Vice President of Neighbouring Countries Economic Development Cooperation Agency (NEDA) participated in merit-making ceremony with the board of directors from Ministry of Finance and its institutions on the occasion of the 67th birthday of His Majesty King Maha Vajiralongkorn Phra Vajiraklaochaoyuhua on 28 July 2019. http://www.neda.or.th/2018/en/news/detail?d=qQMcAKtm 26 Jul. 2562 The opening and handover ceremony of BanHuak road (Payao), Muang Kob-Muang Xianghon and Muang Kob-Ban Pak Kob-Ban Kon Tuean, Sayaboury district Lao PDR construction project Mr. Perames Vudthitornetiraks, President of Neighbouring Countries Economic Development Cooperation Agency (Public Organization) (NEDA) along with H.E. Mr. Kiattikhun Chartprasert, Thai Ambassador in Royal Thai Embassy Vientiane, Lao PDR participated in the opening and handover ceremony of BanHuak road (Payao), Muang Kob-Muang Xianghon and Muang Kob-Ban Pak Kob-Ban Kon Tuean, Sayaboury district Lao PDR construction project. Dr. Boonjan Sinthavong, the Minister of Ministry of Public Works and Transport; Mr. Pongsawan Sinthavong, Sayaboury governor and Mr. Pang Duang Ngoen, Director General of Ministry of Public Works and Transport also participated in the handover ceremony of such the project which aims to connect Payao province with Sayaboury and Bo Kaeo districts, Lao PDR within the budget of 1,390 Million Baht for road and Ban Pang Mon boarder control facility construction. The project aims for people of both countries (Thailand-Lao PDR) to use this route which was officially opened on 26 July 2019 at Ban Pang Mon boarder, Lao PDR. http://www.neda.or.th/2018/en/news/detail?d=qQqcAKtm 27 Jul. 2562 The meeting to inspect Interim Report of the Two-Way Road Improvement Project connecting Dawei Special Economic Zone At Naypyidaw, the Republic of the Union of Myanmar on 26 July 2019; Colonel Saranyu Viriyavejakul, D.Sc., Vice President of Neighbouring Countries Economic Development Cooperation Agency (Public Organization) participated in the meeting to inspect Interim Report of Survey and Detailed Design of the Two-Way Road Improvement Project connecting Dawei Special Economic Zone to Thai- Myanmar border. The representative from Ministry of Construction the Republic of the Union of Myanmar, H.E. U Win Tint, Permanent Secretary also participated in the meeting. The Two-Way Road Improvement Project connecting Dawei Special Economic Zone was a part of Dawei Special Economic Zone Development Project and relevant project areas of Myanmar which is to become a western trade door of the region and to connect the development from Eastern Seaboard of Thailand to Myanmar. http://www.neda.or.th/2018/en/news/detail?d=qQucAKtm 30 Jul. 2562 NEDA arranges 2019 annual seminar and field trip (2nd) At Kanchanaburi during 2-4 August 2019, Mr. Perames Vudthitornetiraks, President of Neighbouring Countries Economic Development Cooperation Agency (Public Organization) along with board of directors and other officials participated in 2019 annual seminar in order to strengthen the relationship between those directors and officials, and drive to the expected goals. 2020 "Action Plan" was exchanged and the training by Ruamtawan Center, titled “Building Awareness to conserve natural resources and environmental” was held at Natee The Riverfront Hotel. Furthermore, they were taken on a field trip to Rai Khun Mon Thai wisdom Learning Center, integrated Agro – Tourism attraction according to “Sufficiency Economy” philosophy, to visit and learn how to extract sesame oil, wrap grinded-black sesame compress ball, produce wood vinegar and Iwate kiln as well as experience sufficiency way of life and processed agricultural products, including recreational activities to save the world and build relationship. http://www.neda.or.th/2018/en/news/detail?d=qQycAKtm 4 Aug. 2562 NEDA - MOF - MPWT meeting of 5th Thai-Lao Friendship Bridge Construction Project (Bueng Kan- Bolikhamxai) Mr. Kirati Veruwan, Vice President of Neighbouring Countries Economic Development Cooperation Agency; Mr. Soulivath Souvannachoumkham, Director-General of department of foreign finance and liability protection, Ministry of Finance and Mr. Vanthong Bouttanavong, Deputy Director-General of Department of roads, Ministry of Public works and transport Lao People’s Democratic Republic (Lao PDR) participated in NEDA - MOF - MPWT meeting in order to prepare the financial support for 5th Thai-Lao Friendship Bridge Construction Project (Bueng Kan- Bolikhamxai) at the office of Ministry of Finance, Lao PDR on 31 July 2019. http://www.neda.or.th/2018/en/news/detail?d=qQOcAatm 6 Aug. 2562 The conference to discuss about data linking system development via ASEAN Single Window At the office of Ministry of Finance, Lao PDR on31 July 2019; Mr. Kirati Veruwan, Vice President of Neighbouring Countries Economic Development Cooperation Agency and Mr. Soulivath Souvannachoumkham, Director-General of department of foreign finance and liability protection, Ministry of Finance as well as the representative from Tax department, Lao PDR participated in the conference to discuss about Terms of Reference (TOR) preparation in the aspects of financial support and data linking system development via ASEAN Single Window (ASW). The discussion was mainly about the system development guideline as well as the solutions to operation obstacles and problems, and Joint venture with Thailand. http://www.neda.or.th/2018/en/news/detail?d=qQScAatm 6 Aug. 2562 The conference and ROD of Chiang Man- Luang Prabang Lao PDR Bridge Construction Project Mr. Kirati Veruwan, Vice President of Neighbouring Countries Economic Development Cooperation Agency and Mr. Saysongkham Manodham, Deputy Director-General of Department of roads, Ministry of Public works and transport Lao People’s Democratic Republic (Lao PDR) participated in the conference to make the Record of Discussion (ROD) for the feasibility study and detailed design of Chiang Man- Luang Prabang Lao PDR Bridge Construction Project at the office of Ministry of Public works and transport, Lao PDR on 1st August 2019. http://www.neda.or.th/2018/en/news/detail?d=qQWcAatm 6 Aug. 2562 The opening of Inaugural transit freight train march H.E. Mr. Kiattikhun Chartprasert, Thai ambassador, Royal Thai Embassy Vientiane, Lao PDR and Mr. Kirati Veruwan, Vice President of Neighbouring Countries Economic Development Cooperation Agency participated and witnessed in the opening of Inaugural transit freight train march between Thai government and Lao PDR government at Container Yard, Vientiane Capital, Lao PDR on 1st August 2019. H.E. Viengsavath Siphandone, Deputy Minister of Ministry of Public works and transport, Lao PDR acted as a chairman for Lao PDR. This project was the cooperation between Thai government and Lao PDR government with the support from NEDA in Nong Khai–Thanaleng Railway Construction Project completed in 2010 and then, Thanaleng-Vientiane Railway Construction Project part 1 which led to container yard, container storage building and other working buildings. Vientiane train station and its railway connecting to Vientiane station are now under construction and expected to complete in 2022. http://www.neda.or.th/2018/en/news/detail?d=qQAcAatm 6 Aug. 2562 Monk Food Offering Ceremony to celebrate the Queen Mother’s birthday At the Ministry of Finance on 9th August 2019, Colonel Saranyu Viriyavejakul, D.Sc., Vice President of Neighbouring Countries Economic Development Cooperation Agency participated in Monk Food Offering Ceremony to celebrate on the auspicious occasion of Her Majesty Queen Regent Sirikit, The Queen Mother’s 87th birthday on 12th August 2019. Mr. Uttama Savanayana, Minister of Ministry of Finance acted as a chairman in the ceremony to celebrate and show the loyalty, with others, toward Her Majesty’s royal grace given to Thai people. http://www.neda.or.th/2018/en/news/detail?d=qQEcAatm 9 Aug. 2562 NEDA joined the presentation of information and exchanged the opinions in joint meeting At Vientiane, Lao PDR on 9th August 2019; Mr. Perames Vudthitornetiraks, President of Neighbouring Countries Economic Development Cooperation Agency (Public Organization) (NEDA) joined the presentation of information on the cooperation about the transportation between Lao PDR and NEDA, as well as exchanged the opinions in joint meeting between ambassador/ Consul-General, Lao PDR and provincial governors from provinces next to Lao PDR and close by. Executives from Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Ministry of Interior also joined to discuss important strategic issues and continue integration policy. http://www.neda.or.th/2018/en/news/detail?d=qQIcAatm 13 Aug. 2562 NEDA participates in the 23rd Transport Working Group Meeting At Sofitel Bangkok Sukhumvit Hotel during 14-15 August 2019, Colonel Saranyu Viriyavejakul, D.Sc., Vice President of NEDA participated in the 23rd Transport Working Group Meeting under Greater Mekong Subregion Cooperation Project. In this meeting, NEDA vice president, development partners and representatives from neighboring countries discussed about the Cooperation Project for Development in neighboring countries. http://www.neda.or.th/2018/en/news/detail?d=qQMcAatm 20 Aug. 2562 NEDA waits to greet Her Royal Highness Princess Maha Chakri Sirindhorn At The Berkeley Hotel Pratunam on 20th August 2019, Colonel Saranyu Viriyavejakul, D.Sc., Vice President of Neighbouring Countries Economic Development Cooperation Agency (NEDA) along with government officers and Thai people waited to greet Her Royal Highness Princess Maha Chakri Sirindhorn who proceeded to open the 9th National Vaccine Conference 2019 under the concept: Thai Vaccine to International Level and Building Sustainable Health Security. It aims to provide an opportunity for personnel working with vaccine to discuss experiences and follow up the progress of Vaccinology with experts from both Thailand and foreign countries. http://www.neda.or.th/2018/en/news/detail?d=qQqcAatm 21 Aug. 2562 NEDA participates in opening ceremony of “Futsal 5 Sor” competition At multi-sport field, Office of the Permanent Secretary on 21st august 2019; Mr. Perames Vudthitornetiraks, President of Neighbouring Countries Economic Development Cooperation Agency (NEDA) led the board of directors, other officials and employees to participate in the opening ceremony of “Futsal 5 Sor” competition 2019. The teams participated were Office of the Permanent Secretary, The Fiscal Policy Office, The Public Debt Management Office, State Enterprise Policy Office and Neighbouring Countries Economic Development Cooperation Agency (Public Organization). http://www.neda.or.th/2018/en/news/detail?d=qQucAatm 22 Aug. 2562 The achievement evaluation to close Road Construction Project from Ban Huak On 20th August 2019, Mr. Kirati Veruwan, Vice President of Neighbouring Countries Economic Development Cooperation Agency (NEDA) along with the representatives from the Department of Roads travelled to close Road Construction Project which started from Ban Huak (Payao province) – Khob city – Chiang Hon city and Khob city – Ban Kon Tuan at Xaignabouli and Bokeo, Lao PDR. All information was gathered, and the achievement of the project was also evaluated by the survey asking the opinions of the people in the area about life improvement and benefits received from the construction of the route connecting transportation. http://www.neda.or.th/2018/en/news/detail?d=qQycAatm 22 Aug. 2562 NEDA participates in 10th ASEAN Connectivity Symposium Mr. Perames Vudthitornetiraks, President of Neighbouring Countries Economic Development Cooperation Agency (NEDA) and Mr. Rapipit Promnart, Policy and Planning Bureau Director participated in the 10th ASEAN Connectivity Symposium under the concept “Connecting ASEAN through Financing Sustainable Infrastructure” at Centara Grand at Central World Hotel on 27th August 2019. http://www.neda.or.th/2018/en/news/detail?d=qQOcA3tm 28 Aug. 2562 NEDA congratulates the Deputy Minister of Finance Mr. Perames Vudthitornetiraks, President of Neighbouring Countries Economic Development Cooperation Agency (NEDA) and Mr. Kirati Veruwan, Vice President congratulated Mr. Santi Prompat on his appointment as a Deputy Minister of Finance and presented NEDA’s operational guidelines as well as received a work policy from the minister at Ministry of Finance on 28 August 2019. http://www.neda.or.th/2018/en/news/detail?d=qQScA3tm 28 Aug. 2562 NEDA congratulates on the occasion of the 104th anniversary of the founding of the Revenue Department Mr. Nutthapol Prasobchoke, Administration Bureau Director of Neighbouring Countries Economic Development Cooperation Agency (NEDA) congratulated and offered a donation for a public benefit and charity purpose to Pediatric Cardiac Surgery Foundation, Cardiac Center Rajavithi hospital on the occasion of the 104th anniversary of the founding of the Revenue Department. Mrs.Sommai Siriudonset, the Deputy Director-General, waited to welcome at the Revenue Department on 30th August 2019. http://www.neda.or.th/2018/en/news/detail?d=qQWcA3tm 30 Aug. 2562 NEDA participates in the conference with Tanao-Sri cabinet in Myanmar Senior Colonel Saranyu Viriyavejakul, D.Sc., Vice President of Neighbouring Countries Economic Development Cooperation Agency (NEDA) and the representatives from Ministry of Construction led by H.E. U Hla Tun Oo, Deputy Director General, Department of Highway participated in the conference with H.E. U Myint Maung, Chief Minister, Tanintharyi Regional Government and the Tanao-Sri cabinet, the local government in the area who are responsible for Two-Lane Road Improvement Project connecting Dawei Special Economic Zone and Thai-Myanmar boarder. The conference aimed to report the project progress and brief the Draft Final Report of the Survey and Design of Two-Lane Road Improvement Project connecting Dawei Special Economic Zone and Thai-Myanmar boarder at the Office of Tanao-Sri Ministers, Dawei, The Republic of the Union of Myanmar on 28th August 2019. http://www.neda.or.th/2018/en/news/detail?d=qQAcA3tm 30 Aug. 2562 NEDA participates in the meeting to clarify the project and hear people’s opinions Senior Colonel Saranyu Viriyavejakul, D.Sc., Vice President of Neighbouring Countries Economic Development Cooperation Agency (NEDA) participated in the 2nd meeting to clarify the project and hear people’s opinions, the survey and detailed design of two-lane road improvement project connecting Dawei Special Economic Zone and Thai-Myanmar boarder, with H.E. U Aung Thura, Regional Minister for Electricity and Energy, the representatives of the Tanao-Sri cabinet, H.E. U Hla Tun Oo, Deputy Director General, Department of Highway, the representatives from Myanmar’s Ministry of Construction and the representatives from Dawei Special Economic Management Committee (DSEZ MC). 150 people living in the area participated in the meeting to hear and ask about the project as well as present their opinions that can be useful to project’s study result improvement at One Stop Service Center (OSSC) meeting room, Dawai, Republic of the Union of Myanmar on 29th August 2019. http://www.neda.or.th/2018/en/news/detail?d=qQEcA3tm 30 Aug. 2562 NEDA takes part in a route survey and the progress of the two-lane road improvement project Senior Colonel Saranyu Viriyavejakul, D.Sc., Vice President of Neighbouring Countries Economic Development Cooperation Agency (NEDA) took part in a route survey and consideration of Wildlife Crossing position including the progress of the study and design of two-lane road improvement project connecting Dawei Special Economic Zone and Thai-Myanmar boarder, with the representatives from Myanmar’s Ministry of Construction led by H.E. U Hla Tun Oo, Deputy Director General, Department of Highway and the representatives from World Wildlife Fund (WWF), at Dawai, Republic of the Union of Myanmar on 29th August 2019 http://www.neda.or.th/2018/en/news/detail?d=qQIcA3tm 30 Aug. 2562 NEDA visits Yangon ambassador At the Ambassador’s Residence, Yangon, Republic of the Union of Myanmar on 30 August 2019; Senior Colonel Saranyu Viriyavejakul, D.Sc., Vice President of Neighbouring Countries Economic Development Cooperation Agency (NEDA) traveled to visit Mrs. Suphatra Srimaitreephithak, an ambassador in Yangon, and discuss the whole picture of project operation to provide financial and academic supports to Republic of the Union of Myanmar by NEDA. http://www.neda.or.th/2018/en/news/detail?d=qQMcA3tm 30 Aug. 2562 NEDA joins Anti-Corruption Day 2019 under “Fighting Corruption Together” Mr. Kirati Veruwan, Vice President of Neighbouring Countries Economic Development Cooperation Agency (NEDA) led NEDA’s Board of Directors and other officers to show their intention against corruption on Anti-Corruption Day 2019 held by Anti-Corruption Organization of Thailand and associate networks both public and government sectors under the concept “Fighting Corruption Together”. Mr. Vichien Pongsatorn, the president of Anti-Corruption Organization of Thailand, acted as a chairman. It was also an honor that H.E. General Paiboon Koomchaya, the Privy Councilor, made a special speech for such an occasion at Bangkok International Trade & Exhibition Centre: BITEC, Bangna Bangkok on 6th September 2019. http://www.neda.or.th/2018/en/news/detail?d=qQucA3tm 6 Sep. 2562 NEDA congratulates on the occasion of the 17th anniversary of the founding of The Public Debt Management Office Mr. Kirati Veruwan, Vice President of Neighbouring Countries Economic Development Cooperation Agency (NEDA) congratulated and offered the donation for the purpose of public interest and charity on the occasion of the 17 th anniversary of the founding of The Public Debt Management Office at Vayupak 4 Meeting Room, Ministry of Finance on 17 th September 2019. http://www.neda.or.th/2018/en/news/detail?d=qQycA3tm 17 Sep. 2562 NEDA provides financially support to flood victims NEDA together with other institutes under the Ministry of Finance offered 10,000 Baht to help people affected by the flood in the North and North East. This “Together to Help Flood Victims” project includes many institutes under the Ministry of Finance who encourage all people to get through such a crisis together. http://www.neda.or.th/2018/en/news/detail?d=qQOcBUtm 21 Sep. 2562 The Conference between NEDA and TICA At Thailand International Cooperation Agency: TICA, The Government Complex on 11st September 2019, Mr. Perames Vudthitornetiraks, President of Neighbouring Countries Economic Development Cooperation Agency (NEDA) met with Ms. Pattarat Hongtong, director-general of Thailand International Cooperation Agency: TICA, Ministry of Foreign Affairs to discuss about the integration of cooperation to support neighboring countries financially and academically. At the beginning, Knowledge transfer to the officers from neighboring countries of NEDA will be arranged and guidelines for cooperation between two institutes in the future will also be determined. However, NEDA will manage the conferences occasionally to consider and determine the joint plans. http://www.neda.or.th/2018/en/news/detail?d=qQScBUtm 26 Sep. 2562 NEDA visits True Digital Park Perames Vudthitornetiraks, President of NEDA along with the board of director and other officers observed and visited the first Digital Innovation Center in Thailand which is considered the largest in Southeast Asia region, True Digital Park under the concept “Digital Lifestyle Connecting Possibilities”. Khun Phaphat Chinnaphan, the Corporate Communication Manager was there to welcome and took the group to visit Innovation Space and Co-working Space zones at True Digital Park, Sukhumvit on 20 September 2019. http://www.neda.or.th/2018/en/news/detail?d=qQWcBUtm 20 Sep. 2562 NEDA participates in the seminar “Kanchanaburi- Dawei, the Door to the Western World” At R. S. Ratsupamit Hotel, Kanchanaburi on 24 th September 2019, Mr. Perames Vudthitornetiraks, President of Neighbouring Countries Economic Development Cooperation Agency (NEDA) participated as one of the speakers in the seminar “Kanchanaburi- Dawei, the Door to the Western World” by the Office of Commercial Affairs Kanchanaburi and 7 Kanchanaburi Economic Partnership Organizations in the title “Watch and Seize the Opportunity to Trade Route from Thailand to Dawai”. The seminar aimed to provide information about the background of NEDA’s supports and the progress of the route development connecting Kanchanaburi- Dawei as one of the important trade routes in Greater Mekong Sub-region and participated in the interviews by the local press about the mentioned project. http://www.neda.or.th/2018/en/news/detail?d=qQAcBUtm 24 Sep. 2562 NEDA participates in the meeting to check Draft Final Report of the two-lane road improvement project Senior Colonel Saranyu Viriyavejakul, D.Sc., Vice President of NEDA visited and paid respect to H.E. U Kyaw Linn, Deputy Minister of Ministry of Construction on the occasion of participating in the meeting to check Draft Final Report of the survey and detailed design of two-lane road improvement project connecting Dawei Special Economic Zone and Thai- Myanmar boarder, The Republic of the Union of Myanmar with the representatives from Ministry of Construction led by H.E. U Kyaw Linn, Deputy Minister and H.E. U Win Tint, Permanent Secretary at Ministry of Construction, Naypyidaw, The Republic of the Union of Myanmar on 16 th September 2019. http://www.neda.or.th/2018/en/news/detail?d=qQEcBUtm 16 Sep. 2562 http://www.neda.or.th/2018/en/news/detail?d=qQIcBUtm 4 Oct. 2562 http://www.neda.or.th/2018/en/news/detail?d=qQMcBUtm 8 Oct. 2562 http://www.neda.or.th/2018/en/news/detail?d=qQqcBUtm 11 Oct. 2562