Ambassador of Thailand meets with Governor of Colorado and Mayor of Denver

On 8 September 2023, H.E. Mr. Tanee Sangrat, Ambassador of Thailand to the U.S., together with his team and Mr. Chris Kalnin, Chief Executive Officer of BKV Corporation called on Mr. Jared Polis, Governor of Colorado, during his official visit to Denver to participate in the 2023 Thai Professional Conference in the U.S.

The Ambassador emphasized the importance of the state of Colorado as an investment hub for Thai investors, particularly in the energy sector. He expressed Thailand’s keen interest in working with Colorado to develop carbon capture technologies, which would support Thailand’s goals in achieving carbon neutrality by 2050 and net-zero GHG emissions by 2065.  Moreover, the Ambassador expressed his readiness to enhance cooperation and connection between startup ecosystems of the two countries. Ambassador Tanee extended an invitation to the Governor to lead a trade mission to Thailand to further advance the two sides’ economic relations. He raised the possibility of opening a direct flight between Denver and Thailand.

On the same day, the Ambassador also met with Mr. Mike Johnston, Mayor of Denver and took this opportunity to seek support in promoting Thai businesses and welfare of the Thai community in Denver.