International Seminar with Thailand’s Former Transport Minister Arkhom

  • Transportation
  • Railway
  • Car
  • Logistics


Organizer Japan Transport and Tourism Research Institute (JTTRI) 
Date / Time Wed, Nov 27,2019 10:00~12:00 (Hall opens at 9:30)
Venue Station Conference Tokyo, Sapia Tower 5F (503) (1-7-12 Marunouchi, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo 100-0005 )
Theme Current and Future Japan-Thailand Relations in the Transportation Field
Lecturer Opening Remarks: Masafumi Shukuri, Chairman, JTTRI

Honorable Guest Remarks:
 Kozo Fujita, Vice-Minister, Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism (MLIT) of Japan

Special Lecture:
 Arkhom Termpittayapaisith, Former Minister of Transport, the Kingdom of Thailand

 Tuenjai Fukuda, ATRANS(Asian Transportation Research Society)Secretary-General

 Arkhom Termpittayapaisith, Former Minister of Transport, the Kingdom of Thailand
 Atsushi Fukuda, Professor, Dept. of Transportation Systems Engineering, College of Science and Technology, Nihon

Closing Remarks:
 Tetsuya Okuda, Executive Director,Japan Transport and Tourism Research Institute (JTTRI)
 President, Japan International Transport and Tourism Institute, USA (JITTI USA)

Event Summary

In the area of transportation, the Kingdom of Thailand is engaged in revising the master plan for M-MAP2, the Bangkok Metropolitan Region Railway, and in construction of Bangkok’s mass transit Red and Green Lines, the national Northern, Northeastern, and Eastern High Speed Rail lines, etc.

For this seminar we are honored that a special lecture on the current state and prospects of Japan-Thailand relations in the transportation field will be given by Arkhom Termpittayapaisith, who up until this July guided policies of the Kingdom of Thailand for 5 years as Minister of Transport. He will also have a dialogue with Professor Atsushi Fukuda of Nihon University who has extensively studied transportation in Thailand and other ASEAN nations.