COOPERATION OF THE REPUBLIC OF KAZAKHSTAN WITH THE KINGDOM OF THAILAND

General Information

6 July 1992 Diplomatic relations were established.

1997 Diplomatic mission of Kazakhstan was opened in Bangkok.

2012 Diplomatic mission was reorganized into the Embassy of the Republic of Kazakhstan to the Kingdom of Thailand.

2012 Embassy of the Kingdom of Thailand was opened in the Republic of Kazakhstan.

Since May 2013 Ambassador of Kazakhstan to Thailand is Marat Yessenbayev

Since February 2016 Ambassador of Thailand to Kazakhstan is Nat Pinyowattanacheep.

Political Cooperation

Contacts at the highest level:

President of the Republic of Kazakhstan Nursultan Nazarbayev visited the Kingdom of Thailand with an official visit in July 1993.

Princess of Thailand Maha Chakri Sirindhorn visited the Republic of Kazakhstan with an official visit (April 17-20, 2005), and twice with a private visit (April 6, 2015 and April 10, 2016).

Prime Minister of Thailand Thaksin Shinawatra visited the Republic of Kazakhstan with an official visit (2nd CICA Summit, June 2006).

Contacts at high level:

Deputy Prime Minister of Thailand Surakiart Sathirathai visited Kazakhstan (May 2005).

Minister of Foreign Affairs of Thailand Surakiart Sathirathai visited Kazakhstan (October 2004). Minister of Foreign Affairs of Kazakhstan Kassym-Zhomart Tokayev paid a working visit to Thailand (61st Session of UNESCAP, May 2005). Minister of Foreign Affairs of Thailand Kasit Piromya paid a working visit to Kazakhstan (OSCE Ministerial Council, July 2010). Vice Minister of Foreign Affairs of Thailand Jullapong Nonsrichai twice paid a working visit to Kazakhstan (January 2012, September 2012). Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs of Kazakhstan Kairat Sarybay visited Thailand (June, 2012). Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs of Kazakhstan Yerzhan Ashikbayev fourfold paid a working visit to Thailand (Nuclear Security Summit Sherpa Meetings - January 2014 and February 2015; UN ESCAP Sessions - May 2015 and May 2016).

Commissioner of the International Specialized Exhibition EXPO-2017 Rapil Zhoshybayev paid a working visit to Thailand (8-9 August 2016).

Inter-Parliamentary Cooperation

The visit of the Deputy of the Mazhilis of the Parliament of the Republic of Kazakhstan Aitkul Samakova to Thailand (meeting of the Executive Committee of the Asian Forum of Parliamentarians on Population and Development - October 2014, January 2015).

The visit of the parliamentary delegation of Kazakhstan to Thailand (Aitkul Samakova, Yelena Tarasenko and S.Firho (General Assembly of the Asian Forum of Parliamentarians on Population and Development, 8-12 October 2015).

Visit of the Deputy Chairman of the Mazhilis of the Parliament of the Republic of Kazakhstan Gulmira Issimbayeva to Thailand (November 2-4, 2016).

Inter-Agency Cooperation

Deputy Secretary General of the Office of Civil Service Commission of Thailand Visoot Prasitsiriwongse visited Kazakhstan (July 9, 2014).

Chairman of the Regional Hub of Civil Service Alikhan Baimenov visited Thailand (International Conference "Motivation and Compensation of Government Employees", February 11-12, 2016).

Minister of Tourism and Sports of Thailand Kobkarn Wattanavrangkul paid a working visit to Kazakhstan (August 4-5, 2016).

Permanent Secretary of the Ministry of Energy of Thailand Areepong Bhoocha-Oom paid a working visit to Kazakhstan (August 18-20, 2016).

Multilateral Cooperation

Kazakhstan and Thailand were candidates for non-permanent seat in the UN Security Council for the 2017-2018. During the elections in June 2016 Kazakhstan gained more votes.

Secretary General of the Asian Council for Peace and Reconciliation Kobsak Chutikul visited Kazakhstan (meeting with Prime Minister of Kazakhstan, participation at Astana Economic Forum, May 21-23, 2015).

The delegation of Kazakhstan participated at the Summit of Heads of State and Governments of the Asia Cooperation Dialogue (Bangkok, October 8-10, 2016).

Cooperation at Regional Level

The delegation of the Akimat of Astana city visited Thailand in the framework of the 3rd meeting of Governors and Mayors of Asia-Europe Forum (March 11-13, 2015).

Akim of Almaty Bauyrzhan Baibek paid a working visit to Thailand (April 3-5, 2016).


Created at : 6.11.2016, 18:50, Updated at : 2.03.2017, 11:35