22
May
2019

Permanent Secretary for Foreign Affairs Met with the ASEAN Women Entrepreneurs Network Thailand

22
May
2019

Permanent Secretary for Foreign Affairs Met with the ASEAN Women Entrepreneurs Network Thailand

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On 22 May 2019, at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, H.E. Mrs. Busaya Mathelin, Permanent Secretary for Foreign Affairs received Khunying Natthika Wattanavekin Angubolkul, Chairperson of ASEAN Women Entrepreneurs Network (AWEN) Thailand, M.L. Preeyapun Sridhavat, Chairperson of AWEN Executive Board and the Network’s representatives and held discussions.

AWEN Thailand has assumed the Chairmanship of AWEN for the term 2018-2020 after the Philippines, coinciding with Thailand’s ASEAN Chairmanship in 2019.  Khunying Natthika expressed AWEN Thailand’s readiness to hold various AWEN activities and events in order to promote ASEAN women’s role in the business sector, in line with the Theme of Thailand’s ASEAN Chairmanship of “Advancing Partnership for Sustainability”.

In 2019, AWEN Thailand will organise 2 main activities, namely “ASEAN Women’s Business Conference & Award Ceremony: Advancing Women Economic Empowerment through Action and Impact” to be held on 19-22 June 2019; and “Women CEOs Summit: Globalization 4.0 and Beyond: Shaping the Future of Women Enterprises” to be held on 30-31 October 2019.  The Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Thailand stands ready to lend its support to the work and activities of AWEN and AWEN Thailand.