Thailand’s Prime Minister General Prayut Chan-o-Cha presided over the opening ceremony and addressed a keynote speech to 1,000 participants at the CLMVT Forum 2018, which was co-organised by the Ministry of Commerce and partners at Centara Grand at Central World, Bangkok from August 16 to 17.
The event was hosted under the theme “Taking-Off Through Technology” with the objective of
strengthening economic, trade and investment relations among the five CLMVT countries – Cambodia, Laos, Myanmar, Vietnam and Thailand – and promote cooperation within the region amid the current challenges facing global trade. It also emphasised the role digital technology can play in economic development.
The two-day event featured discussions on key topics: Technology to Change Trade and Investment, and Technology to Change Life and Young Generation, as well as exhibitions by domestic and international organisations.