Thailand’s Ministry of Agriculture and Cooperatives will host 'SIMA ASEAN Thailand 2015', the Southeast Asian Agri-Business Show, at Hall 1-2 in Impact Arena, Muang Thong Thani, from September 17-19, 2015.

According to SuwitChaikiatiyod, Inspector-General of the Ministry, the fair aims at assisting the agricultural sector in Thailand to achieve its full potential, improving the local agro-products bringing them on a par with the international standards.

He said the show would showcase agricultural innovations from the Department of Agriculture, the Rice Department of Thailand, the Department of Livestock Development, the Department of Fisheries, and the Queen Sirikit Department of Sericulture.

Meanwhile, Impact Exhibition Management Company Limited General Manager, Loy Joon How, said that Thailand could, through the fair, show its readiness to become an agricultural hub for the ASEAN region.

The event will feature the winning innovation prototypes from SIMA Paris as well.-VNA