On 15-16 December H.E. Mr. Evgeny Tomikhin, Russian Ambassador to Thailand, visited the northern province of Chiang Mai.
During the trip the Ambassador was received by Mr. Charoen Sanguansat, Governor of Chiang Mai. The two sides discussed the development of cooperation between Chiang Mai province and Russian regions which is to be focused on contacts between business, cooperation in the fields of agriculture, tourism, environmental protection, cultural exchanges.
The Ambassador also met Mr. Niwes Nantachit, President of Chiang Mai University. The management of the university expressed interest in joint educational and research projects, exchange of students and teachers.
The Ambassador also visited the local ballet academy run by M.L. Preeyapun Sridhavat. The Academy intends to promote a classical ballet school in Thailand and, in this regard, it is interested in establishing cooperation with Russia.