Irish Ambassador Visited Deputy Prime Minister
BANGKOK, 30 November 2015 (NNT) – Irish Ambassador to Thailand HE Brendan Rogers paid a visit to Deputy Prime Minister Prajin Juntong.
The Thai deputy premier and the Irish ambassador discussed bilateral relations and both appreciated 40 years of smooth diplomatic ties between the two countries.
The deputy premier said he was glad that Ireland had opened a permanent embassy in Bangkok and the Irish envoy hoped that Thailand will consider opening one in Dublin to push forward cooperation between the two countries.
The Irish ambassador said Thailand and Ireland have had close relationships, especially in education. The Ministry of Education of Thailand and that of Ireland have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) on educational cooperation in February 2015.
In this occasion Mr. Damien O’Sullivan (Chief Executive Officer, ECDL Foundation) also presented ICDL as a mechanism used by many countries to transform into digital societies. Mr. O’Sullivan stressed the importance of proficiency in IT skills when implementing ICT changes and explained how ICDL certification can be used to ensure “world class quality standards.”
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