The Ambassador meets the Minister of Digital Economy and Society

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On Thursday 30 March, the Ambassador met with Minister of Digital Economy and Society, Mr. Pichet Durongkaveroj. The main theme of the meeting was the future of the Thai economy, the new digital era and how Norway and Norwegian companies in Thailand can contribute to achieve the Government’s Thailand 4.0 vision.

The meeting took place in the venues of the Ministry of Digital Economy and Society. The Ambassador and the Minister also touched upon issues as importance of start-ups in Thailand, Thailand as a haven for of global entrepreneurship and the possibility of promoting more technological collaboration between Norway and Thailand.

There are several Norwegian companies which are key players in the digital economy in Thailand, with Telenor (majority share owner of DTAC) being the largest one. Norwegian companies are well positioned to take part in the growth of the digital economy, and therefore also to contribute to reach the Thailand 4.0 vision.