On 13 June 2022, H.E. Mr. Don Pramudwinai, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs of Thailand, presided over the opening ceremony of the Exhibition of the 25th Anniversary of the Establishment of BIMSTEC at Charoennakorn Hall, ICONSIAM. The Secretary General of BIMSTEC, Ambassadors and representatives of the BIMSTEC Member States, private sectors, and educational institutions also participated in the event.
The exhibition, which will be on display from 13 to 19 June 2022, is being held to commemorate the 25th Anniversary of the Establishment of BIMSTEC and to raise awareness about the organization. The exhibition highlights 25-year history and accomplishments of BIMSTEC, and role of Thailand as Chair of BIMSTEC, including action plan and benefits for Thai People. It also introduces “PRO BIMSTEC – Prosperous, Resilient and Open” which is the main vision of Thailand in driving BIMSTEC community to be prosperous, resilient and Open as well as prepared to deal with the challenges of Post-Covid-19 recovery.
On this occasion, the Ministry also launched the BIMSTEC Knowledge Platform – BKP, an online platform consisting of a website and a Facebook page, to make BIMSTEC more accessible to public and to provide updates on BIMSTEC’s activities during Thailand’s chairmanship of BIMSTEC.