At the kind invitation of the Government of Thailand, the Forty-seventh Meeting of the SEAFDEC Council was held from 31 March to 3 April 2015 and hosted by the Department of Fisheries of Thailand. Situated in the northernmost province of Thailand, Chiang Rai has historical structures that depict a very unique culture.
In attendance at the Meeting were the Council Directors and delegations from the SEAFDEC Member Countries, namely: Brunei Darussalam, Cambodia, Indonesia, Japan, Lao PDR, Malaysia, Myanmar, Philippines, Singapore, Thailand, and Viet Nam. The Inaugural Ceremony of the 47th Meeting of the SEAFDEC Council was held on 31 March and presided over by Dr. Wimol Jantrarotai, the Deputy Permanent Secretary of the Ministry of Agriculture and Cooperatives. The Meeting unanimously elected the Council Director for Thailand, Dr. Joompol Sanguansin as the Chairperson of the SEAFDEC Council for the Year 2015-2016, succeeding Mr. Lee Kwong Weng, SEAFDEC Council Director for Singapore who served as the Chairperson of the SEAFDEC Council for the year 2014-2015, succeeded by Dr. Tan Lee Kim. Read More »