The Royal Thai Consulate-General, Chennai organized Thailand-Telangana-Andhra Pradesh Friendship Awards of Excellence 2023 at ITC Kakatiya Hotel, Hyderabad, Telangana, to celebrate and recognize the long-standing friendship between the peoples of Thailand and Telangana and Andhra Pradesh, two of the five southern states of India which falls under the jurisdiction of the Royal Thai Consulate-General in Chennai.
The Friendship Awards of Excellence were given to honour outstanding personalities, institutions, and organizations from different spectrum of Telangana and Andhra Pradesh society, particularly those in the fields of trade and investment, tourism, and education that have contributed to the strengthening and advancement of the bilateral relations between Thailand and India. Selected awardees included Federation of Andhra Pradesh Chambers of Commerce & Industry, Federation of Telangana Chamber of Commerce & Industry, World Trade Centre, Shamshabad & Visakhapatnam, CPF (India), Thai Airways, Bharat Biotech International, Acharya Nagarjuna University, Prajwala Foundation, Sarath City Capital Mall, Ratnadeep Retailing Pvt. Ltd, and RBL Bank Ltd.
At the said event, Consul-General Nitirooge Phoneprasert reiterated his appreciation for the dedication and contribution of those remarkable individuals, organizations, and institutions in strengthening the ties and collaboration between Thailand and India. He also emphasized that there are many potential areas of cooperation which can be further explored in the future as Indo-Thailand relationship is advancing into the next level.
By Nadeem Faisal Baiga