Ambassador of Thailand advocates ties between Thailand and Guam

On 11 July 2023, Ambassador Tanee Sangrat met with Rep. James Moylan (R-Guam), Member of House Committee on Armed Services and Committee on Natural Resources, to foster relationship between Thailand and Guam, including trade and investment opportunities, the formation of the US-Thai Alliance Caucus, the mobile consular services in Guam and Saipan as well as exchanging views on the situation in Myanmar. Both sides also exchanged views on other issues such as skilled workforce capacity building, disaster preparedness and management, and waste management.

This year a Thai-American student from the Embassy’s Thai-American National Internship Program (TANIP) was accepted an as intern at the office of Rep. Moylan for 9 weeks. The TANIP program allows the Thai-American youths to get acquainted with US administrative and political system in Washington D.C., while inspiring them to take up careers in public services to represent respective Thai communities.

Both Thailand and Guam attach importance to tourism. There is a Thai community in Guam, a number of Thai temples, and over 20 Thai restaurants, which are well received by the locals.