Phuket Expo 2028 Event Recap, 12 January 2023

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On 12 January, Mr Peter Björk, the SweCham President, attended the briefing on Thailand’s candidature for Phuket Expo 2028 organised by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs.  The Permanent Secretary for the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Mr. Sarun Charoensuwan, and representatives from relevant agencies gave a presentation.  Following the briefing, H.E. Mr. Vijavat Isarabhakdi, Vice Minister for Foreign Affairs, hosted a Reception under the theme ’Local to Global: Phuket Expo 2028’. 

The purpose of the briefing was to provide information on Thailand’s commitment and vision for hosting Expo 2028 in Phuket under the theme ’Future of Life: Living in Harmony, Sharing Prosperity’ to encourage individuals to discover innovative and collaborative ways for a peaceful and harmonious future lifestyle. 

The significant involvement of Phuket’s community was emphasised, with performance from the Phuket Young Ambassadors and a local representative, Miss Thailand 2022, Manita Duangkham Farmer.  The SweCham would like to thank the Ministry of Foreign Affairs for such an informative event.   The SweCham strongly supports Thailand’s development towards a sustainable and equitable future.