Prime Minister of Thailand‚ Ms. Yingluck Shinawatra‚ is arriving in Islamabad on Tuesday on a two day official visit, which is going to start from August 20 to 21.
She would be accompanied by a high-level delegation comprising cabinet members‚ high officials and businessmen.
During the visit the Thai dignitary would hold talks with the Pakistani leadership on a host of issues.
The inaugural session of Pakistan-Thailand Joint Trade Committee would be held on Wednesday.
According to Thai Foreign Ministry, the Thai premier will pay an official visit to Pakistan, where she will have a bilateral meeting with her Pakistani counterpart Muhammad Nawaz Sharif to discuss bilateral cooperation to strengthen Thai-Pakistani trade and investment relations, multilateral cooperation and other issues of mutual interest.
This will reinforce amicable relations with Pakistan's newly elected government and build a strong economic partnership between the two nations.
During the visit, three documents are expected to be signed, namely Agreement on Mutual Exemption of Visa Requirements for Holders of Diplomatic Passports, memorandum of understanding (MoU) on the Establishment of Joint Trade Committee, and MoU on the Establishment of the Joint Business Council.
The official visit to Pakistan by the Thai premier is the first in 11 years and reaffirms over six decades of close and cordial relations between Thailand and Pakistan.
Before her scheduled visit to Pakistan, Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra is also scheduled to pay an official visit to Tajikistan on August 19, according to the Thai Foreign Ministry.
Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra is scheduled to pay an official visit to Tajikistan on Aug. 19-20.
The Prime Minister is scheduled to participate in the High- Level International Conference on Water Cooperation (HLICWC) in Dushanbe, at the invitation of Emomalii Rahmon, President of Tajikistan.
The two leaders will have a bilateral meeting to discuss bilateral cooperation, including trade and investment, technical cooperation, and other issues of mutual interest, as well as multilateral cooperation, to bring about an enhanced development partnership between the two countries.
At the HLICWC, the Thai Prime Minister will give a keynote address on Thailand's commitment to promoting cooperation on water security and raise awareness of the importance of water management as an integral part of sustainable development and in the post 2015 development agenda.
During the visit, the two governments will sign an agreement on Visa Exemption for Holders of Diplomatic and Official/Service Passports.