Ms. Busadee Santipitaks, Director-General of the Department of Information and spokesperson of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, said Thailand will host the 35th ASEAN Summit and related meetings from November 2 - 4, 2019, in Bangkok. It will be attended by many leaders from 10 ASEAN member countries and those from China, South Korea, Japan, the United States, Australia, New Zealand, India and the United Nations. The government is fully prepared for the meetings aspects and has called on all citizens to be a good hosts to welcome the leaders and delegates early next month.
At the meeting, the leaders will discuss cooperation, under Thailand’s chairmanship, and building stability in a sustainable manner, border management, cyber security, transnational crimes, disasters, sustainable development, economic promotion, the 4th industrial revolution, preparation for the new generation, digital transformation, the use of technology and digital innovation, promotion of education and care for all groups of people.
It is also expected that ASEAN will issue a joint statement regarding the response to climate change.