（中外新闻社 中外新闻网 记者北京报道）2021年12月4日，外交部亚洲司司长刘劲松应泰王国驻华大使阿塔育•习萨目阁下邀请出席泰国国庆招待会。中外新闻社总裁韦燕等高层领导同土耳其共和国驻华大使埃明•约南阁下、阿塞拜疆共和国驻华大使杰纳利•阿克拉姆阁下、罗马尼亚共和国驻华大使巴希尔•康斯坦丁内斯库阁下、孟加拉国驻华大使马赫布•乌兹•扎曼阁下、菲律宾共和国驻华大使罗马纳阁下、牙买加驻华大使丘伟基阁下、印度尼西亚共和国驻华大使周浩黎阁下、贝宁共和国驻华大使西蒙•阿多韦兰德阁下、吉尔吉斯斯坦共和国驻华大使巴克特古洛娃女士、斯里兰卡民主社会主义共和国驻华大使帕利塔•科霍纳博士、东帝汶民主共和国驻华大使阿布朗•多斯•桑托斯阁下、阿曼苏丹国驻华大使纳赛尔•穆罕默德•布赛义迪阁下等及中方各界代表出席泰国国庆节招待会 。
On December 4, 2021, Mr.Liu Jinsong, the Director of the Department of Asian Affairs of Chinese Ministry of Foreign Affairs, was invited by the Ambassador of the Kingdom of Thailand to China H.E. Mr.Arthayudh Srisamoot to attend the Thai National Day Reception in the Thailand Embassy in Beijing. Senior executives of Home and Abroad News Press Mrs. Wei Yan and Mr.Liu Dengchen attended the event with the Ambassador of Turkey to China H.E.Mr. Abdulkadir Emin Onen, the Ambassador of Azerbaijan to China H.E. Mr.Zeynalli Akram, the Ambassador of Romania to China H.E. Mr.Basil Constantinescu, the Ambassador of Bangladesh to China H.E. Mr.Mahbub Uz Zaman,the Ambassador of the Philippines to China H.E. Mr.Jose S. L. Sta. Romana, the Ambassador of Jamaica to China H.E. Mr.Antonia Hugh, the Ambassador of Indonesia to China H.E. Mr.Djauhari Oratmangun, Ambassador of Benin H.E. Mr. Simon P. Adovelande, the Ambassador of the Kyrgyz Republic to China H.E. Mrs. Baktygulova Kanaiym, the Ambassador of Sri Lanka to China H.E. Dr. Palitha Kohona, the Ambassador of the Democratic Republic of Timor-Leste to China H.E. Mr.Abrao dos Santos, the Ambassador of the Sultanate of Oman to China H.E. Mr.Nasser bin Mohammed bin Khalifa al-Busaidi and other foreign diplomats as well as Chinese officers and representatives attended the Thai National Day Reception.
Every December 5th is an important day in Thailand with three significant meanings including the Thailand’s National Day, Thai King Bhumibol Adulyadej’s birthday anniversary and Thailand’s Father’s Day.
At the beginning of the reception, the National Anthem of the Kingdom of Thailand and the National Anthem of the People's Republic of China were played. Thai Ambassador to China H.E. Mr. Arthayudh Srisamoot gave a welcome speech at the reception. He said that Thailand-China relations have a history of 700 years, and the friendship between the two countries is deeply rooted in the hearts of the people. In the face of the COVID-19 pandemic, China has provided great assistance to Thailand and proved that "China and Thailand are one family" with practical actions, which is admirable and moving. In his speech at the reception, Ambassador Arthayudh Srisamoot thanked China for its firm commitment to the COVID-19 vaccines as a global public on-demand product, saying that Thailand is committed to achieving inclusive, low-carbon, and resilient growth. This is in line with the global development initiative put forward by Chinese President Xi Jinping and hopes to cooperate with China in the fields of green economy, digital economy, and economic interconnections, and promote the coordinated development of the two countries and regions. As the host country of the APEC next year, Thailand supports China in continuing to play a constructive role and is willing to work with China to build an "open, connected and balanced" Asia-Pacific community. Thailand also welcomes China's new contributions to China-ASEAN and Lancang-Mekong Cooperation.
Ambassador Arthayudh Srisamoot stated that 2021 will be a year of great significance for many of us. For China, this year is not only the 100th anniversary of the founding of the Communist Party of China, but also a year of historic achievements in building a moderately prosperous society in an all-round way, and the year when the 14th Five-Year Plan was passed. Thailand congratulates on these remarkable achievements and expects that both parties will continue to explore ways of future cooperation in the fields of green economy, digital economy, rural development, regional and bilateral interconnection.
Ambassador Arthayudh Srisamoot also pointed out that, as the host country of the APEC in 2022, Thailand will promote its excellent development and enable the region to achieve inclusive and sustainable growth. At the same time, it will promote APEC's progress through the PCC economic model, bioeconomy, circular economy and green economy towards a sustainable and balanced post-COVID development era, Thailand is committed to building an Asia-Pacific community as “open and inclusive” to all opportunities in all directions and aspects.
Mr.Liu Jinsong, the Director of the Department of Asian Affairs of Chinese Ministry of Foreign Affairs, said that China attaches great importance to China-Thailand relations. China will continue to support Thailand's anti-pandemic efforts by providing vaccines and necessary supplies. Focusing on the recovery after the COVID-19 pandemic, Thailand proposed the “Bio-Circular-Green” (BCG) economy model, which is consistent with the concept of “Green is Gold” proposed by President Xi Jinping. China is willing to strengthen cooperation with Thailand on sustainable development, economic recovery, infrastructure construction and jointly promote the construction of the China-Thailand railway to connect with the China-Laos railway, which was launched to traffic yesterday, that will provide tremendous benefits to the people along the railway line. China supports the docking of the “Belt and Road” and Thailand's “Eastern Economic Corridor” to jointly promote global development initiatives with Thailand. Next year, Thailand will take over as the host country of the APEC. China is willing to strengthen communication and coordination with Thailand and actively build a community with a shared future in the Asia-Pacific region. At the end of his speech, Mr.Liu Jinsong presented the newly published book "China's Democracy" to Ambassador Arthayudh Srisamoot.
The senior executives of Home and Abroad News Press met with many members of Home and Abroad News Press Ambassadors’ Club at the National Day reception. President Wei Yan had in-depth exchanges with ambassadors from various countries, cherishing the precious gathering of old friends. In the beautiful Thai Embassy, sunshine, gardens, Thai dancing with traditional music as well as the delicious Thai cuisine made an unforgettable and wonderful time for all guests with happy mood...
We wish the friendship between the Thailand and China for generations to come.