Guyana gets new Thailand, Pakistan envoys
President David Granger on Wednesday accepted the Letters of Credence from Guyana’s newest Ambassadors from Thailand and Pakistan.
Excellencies Surasak Suparat from Thailand and Najim Saqib from Pakistan will both be non-resident Ambassadors to Guyana.
President Granger, during the simple ceremony at State House, expressed interest in fostering a greater relationship with the two countries in areas of agriculture, trade, and information technology.
President Granger also underscored the importance of working together to combat the effects of climate change and to bring about an international zone of peace and security.
Guyana established diplomatic relations with Thailand in December 1987 and with Pakistan in November 1967.
Guyana and Thailand have previously collaborated with international organizations such as the United Nations, the Non-Aligned Movement, the G-77 and China.
There are also common interests between Guyana and Pakistan. The two countries are members of the Commonwealth and the Organisation of Islamic Conference (OIC) among others.