BANGKOK Ė Brazilís Foreign Minister Aloysio Nunes Ferreira met Thai officials, including his ministerial counterpart, on Wednesday during the first day of his visit to the country, and discussed ways to boost bilateral cooperation.
Nunes, who also paid a courtesy call to Thai Prime Minister Prayut Chan-ocha, discussed bilateral cooperation in agriculture, tourism and infrastructure development with the officials, the office of the premier said in a statement.
Nunes is also set to discuss ways to promote bilateral investment and trade, as well as cooperation in security and defense during his visit that ends on Thursday.
During his visit, the two countries are also expected to kick-start preparations for celebrating the 60th anniversary in 2019 of the establishment of diplomatic ties between Brazil and Thailand.
Nunes arrived in Bangkok on Wednesday after a three-day visit to Singapore as part of his tour of Asia, a region he called the new dynamic center of the world economy in a statement in Singapore.
After Thailand, Nunes is set to visit Vietnam, China, Japan and South Korea.