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Thailand's Ministry of Commerce appoints Polymerupdate's CEO, Mr Sajjid Mitha as Honorary Trade Representative

Distinguished members of the Audience including Senior Government Officials , Thailand's Business Leaders & Family Members of Honorary Trade Representatives.

Thailand's Minister of Commerce Dr Adisai Bodharamik meets with polymeupdate's CEO Mr Sajjid Mitha.

His Excellency Dr Adisai Bodharamik speaking at the presentation of the 'Letter of Commission' Function

Dr Adisai Bodharamik handing over the Letter of Appointment to India's Honorary Trade Representative & polymerupdate's CEO Mr Sajjid Mitha.

At a ceremony held in Thailand's capital city of Bangkok last week, letters of commission were presented by Thailand's Minister of Commerce, Dr. Adisai Bodharamik to 15 officials from different parts of the world confirming their three year appointment as the Kingdom's first 'Honorary Trade Representatives' (HTR). The function was extensively covered by the local Thai press and Television channels and was relayed across all of Asia.

From India, Mr. Sajjid Mitha, CEO of polymerupdate.com received this honour. HTR's were also appointed from Japan, Oman, Iran, Ukraine, The United States of America, Madagaskar, The Caribbean Islands, The United Arab Emirates, Namibia, France and Cebu in the Philippines. The representatives who were in Thailand to receive the appointments, over a four day programme organized by the Department of Export Promotion, Ministry of Commerce, Government of Thailand interacted and spoke with Government officials and leading Thai businessmen. The newly appointed officials also had the opportunity to opine on bilateral issues at the Thai Chamber of Commerce, Thai Board Of Investments and the Board of Trade of Thailand.

Basic guidelines laid down as terms of reference for the HTR's included the task of monitoring and analyzing general economic situations, including rules, regulations and events which may impact bilateral trade performance. The job also entailed facilitation , coordination and co-operation with Thai trade missions to the host county as well as outgoing missions. Furthermore the HTR's were required to work closely with Thailand's Government agencies in economic information exchange as well as collaborate with Thai diplomatic persons including trade promotion offices residing in the responsible territory.