Thai Prime Minister Abhisit Vejjajiva said on Friday that he and his Chinese counterpart Wen Jiabao agreed to speed up negotiations to construct a high speed train system in
Mr Abhisit met Mr Wen before attending the opening ceremony of the 16th Asian Games at
This meeting was also the follow up after Mr Abhisit visited
The Thai premier said during the discussion, both sides have agreed that during the past two years, the bilateral ties, trade and investment have run smoothly. Investment between two countries has incrased 50 per cent and Thai export value could possibly hit US$50,000 this year.
Both countries also agreed to draft five-year strategic economic development plan, he said.
Mr Abhisit said he has told Mr Wen that
The Chinese premier said the discussion should begin with the details of the routes and format of joint investment, he said.
The Thai prime minister also invited Mr Wen to visit
In this occasion, Mr Abhisit has witnessed the signing of a Letter of Intent (LOI) for promoting and distributing of Thai TV soap operas in
After attending opening ceremony of Asian Games, Mr Abhisit will leave for Japan to attend the 18th APEC Economic Leaders’ meeting will be held at Yokohama in Kanagawa Prefecture during Nov 13-14.