US President George W Bush will pay an official visit to Thailand early next month to commemorate 175th anniversary of ThaiUS diplomatic relations before he attends the Beijing Olympic Games, informed sources told The Nation.
The sources said that Bush will arrive in Chiang Mai on 6 August and spent a night there. His schedule in Thailand would be very light with a bilateral meeting with Prime Minister Samak Sundaravej. Bush is also scheduled to have an audience with HM the King, who is residing in Hua Hin. Bush also plans to give a major policy speech on US policy towards East Asia during his visit in Bangkok. . . .
Monday, July 14, 2008
This report appeared in The Nation:
Posted by Jotman on Monday, July 14, 2008