Prime Minister Praying for East Asia Summit “Transforming Thailand” emphasizes the danger of humanity is the discord of human beings.
October 28, 2021 – On October 27 at 6:00 p.m. at Phakdi Bodin Building Government House General Prayut Chan-o-cha, Prime Minister and Minister of Defense Join and make a statement at the 16th East Asia Summit via teleconferencing system. Participants included Leaders and Representatives of ASEAN Member States, Australia, China, India, Japan, Republic of Korea, New Zealand, Russia and the United States. Director General of the World Trade Organization and the Secretary-General of ASEAN also participated.
By Mr. Thanakorn Wangboonkongchana, spokesman for the Prime Minister’s Office summarized the essence of the meeting that the meeting, leaders from different countries Focus on solving the COVID-19 epidemic that is the world’s challenge that must work together to deal with the situation that affects the life, society, economy in a wide area. Adaptation after Covid-19 that the economy must adapted from such impacts. The changing geopolitics of the world must work together to restore and solve problems for permanent peace.
Thanakorn said that the Prime Minister mentioned that all countries are facing various challenges together, and the key to unlocking the exit is empathy, understanding and cooperation. Unity, which EAS is an important opportunity As a strategic discussion forum among leaders that Thailand believes that it will focus on building its power from a wide range of potential, strengths and excellence In order to tackle the challenge, however, EAS needed to shift its collaborative-focused paradigm to create lasting victories. on the basis of mutually beneficial relationships with the people at the center to enhance human security Including laying the foundation and setting the direction towards sustainable economic and social rehabilitation in a holistic way
From the challenge of COVID-19, it reminds that public health security Vaccination is a fundamental goal that is of utmost importance for people’s quality of life. Therefore, equitable access and rapid distribution of vaccines research and development of vaccines and antiviral drugs as well as upgrading capabilities in medicine and public health. Therefore, it is an issue of cooperation that should be a priority. At the same time, the mental health of all groups of people should be thoroughly taken care of. Today, the EAS Leaders’ Statement on Mental Health Cooperation was adopted. which Thailand is ready to cooperate in further concrete actions.
Another priority goal is sustainable economic and social rehabilitation and long-term strengthening. Thailand is ready to cooperate with EAS members in implementing the ASEAN comprehensive cooperation framework. and focus on leveraging innovation and digital technology to promote business operations and strengthen supply chain linkages. including the revitalization of public travel and tourism. In line with the guidelines under the EAS Leaders’ Statement on Economic Growth through Tourism Revitalization. which Thailand joins to patronize
In addition, Thailand is willing to cooperate with all countries in implementing the EAS Declaration on Sustainable Restoration. by taking advantage of the economic model BCG as well as enhance international cooperation on global challenges such as environmental protection. coping with climate change and natural disaster management
In the end, the Prime Minister said that the preservation of peace and stability in the region is an important basis for mutual prosperity, of which the EAS is the main mechanism for open and constructive dialogue, Mr Thanakorn said. as well as seeking cooperation that is beneficial to all parties by adhering to the core of ASEAN In the regional architecture with ASEAN as the center, Thailand attaches great importance to peaceful resolution of the situation in the South China Sea. We are ready to continue our creative role in driving cooperation based on the 3M principle of mutual trust. mutual respect and mutual benefits
In addition, Thailand promotes lasting peace on the Korean Peninsula. He hoped to see progress in negotiations and cooperation leading to a nuclear-free Korean Peninsula. On this occasion, the prime minister reiterated his commitment to regional agreements. and encouraging the parties to respect and fulfill their obligations to international agreements on nuclear issues, including the Treaty on the Non-Proliferation of Nuclear Weapons (NPT). and believe that Every country in the world has a common goal of making the country and the world peaceful and peaceful. and to make all the people as happy and aesthetically pleasing as possible.