Acting Minister of Foreign Affairs and Foreign Trade, Steve Blackett in discussion with Thailand’s Special Envoy, Kobsak Chutikul. (A.Miller/BGIS)
The development of closer ties between Barbados and Thailand was discussed recently, when Thailand’s Special Envoy, Kobsak Chutikul, met with acting Minister of Foreign Affairs and Foreign Trade, Steve Blackett.
The two held talks at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Foreign Trade, where they discussed the possibility of Thailand having an embassy accredited to Barbados and vice versa.
They also spoke about a closer connection between CARICOM and the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN), which comprises Thailand, Brunei Darussalam, Cambodia, Indonesia, Laos, Malaysia, Myanmar, Philippines, Singapore, and Vietnam.
Other topics discussed included food security, climate change, fisheries and tourism.