Bangkok: Vice President Hamid Ansari arrived here today on a three-day visit to Thailand during which he will hold discussions on a range of issues with the country's top leadership to boost bilateral ties. This is the first visit by an Indian Vice President to Thailand after a gap of 50 years.
He was received at the airport by Thailand's Deputy Prime Minister Prajin Juntong. Ansari will have a one-to-one meeting with Thai Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha, who will also host a banquet in Ansari's honour.
This is the first visit by an Indian Vice President to Thailand after a gap of 50 years. Ansari, during his visit, will also have an audience with Princess Maha Chakri Sirindhorn and deliver a speech at the Chulalongkorn University in Bangkok on 'From Look East to Act East: India's Partnership with Thailand and ASEAN' besides addressing the Indian community at a reception to be hosted by the Indian Ambassador to Thailand.
He will return to Delhi on Friday.
First Published On : Feb 3, 2016 13:53 IST