Scene at the 3rd Green Mekong Forum co-hosted by Thailand and Japan (Photo: mofa.go.jp)

Bangkok (VNA/NNT) – The Thai and Japanese Ministries of Foreign Affairs are co-hosting the fourth Green Mekong Forum in Bangkok on June 13.

The forum is chaired by Ambassador attached to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs Kallayana Vipatipumiprates and by Japan’s Deputy Southeast and Southwest Asian Affairs Department Director General Takeshi Osuga.

The forum forms part of the Mekong-Japan cooperation for sustainable development and economic development and challenges between Japan and Mekong region countries, namely Cambodia, Laos, Myanmar, Thailand and Vietnam.

Themed “Quality Infrastructure” and “Water Management”, it is an important platform to exchange opinions regarding environmental issues and challenges with respect to the ''Decade toward the Green Mekong Initiative", originally endorsed in 2009.-VNA/NNT