BANGKOK  – In connection with the 60th anniversary of Pakistan-Thailand diplomatic relations, a seminar will be held in Bangkok on August 23 on the subject “Six Decades of Thailand-Pakistan Friendship: Towards Building a Strong Economic Partnership.”

The Seminar is being organized with joint collaboration of Thailand’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs and the Embassy of Pakistan in Bangkok.

The central focus of the seminar will be on trade, investment and tourism cooperation.

The participants will include senior Thai Government figures, members of the business community in both

countries, and the media.

Pakistan’s Ambassador to Thailand Sohail Mahmood will deliver a statement on the ‘Future of Thailand-Pakistan Relations.’

Other speakers would focus on Pakistan’s trade and FDI, experiences

of doing business in Pakistan and potential for tourism to Buddhist heritage sites in Pakistan including Taxila.

As part of the proceedings, a special stamp marking the 50th anniversary of the State Visit of the King and Queen of Thailand to

Pakistan (in 1962) will be issued. The stamp has been developed with collaboration of Thailand Post and the Pakistan Embassy.

Earlier, Pakistan Post has issued a commemorative postal stamp celebrating the 50th anniversary of the royal visit to Pakistan. 

In 2011, the two countries had also issued joint stamps marking the 60th anniversary of diplomatic relations.