Thailand’s Ministry of Information and Communication Technology (MICT) and Japan’s Ministry of International Affairs and Communications (MIC) have signed an agreement on joint ICT development under the Thailand - Japan Summit framework.

MICT Minister Pornchai Rujiprapa has revealed the outcome of the bilateral discussion with Japan’s MIC Minister Sanae Takaichi on April 30 at the government house regarding both countries' cooperation on the information and communication technology (ICT) area.

At the meeting, the two countries discussed cooperation in utilising ICT for disaster prevention, cyber security, postal service, public and private collaboration, and as well as cooperation within the ASEAN framework.

Thailand and Japan have also signed a joint communiqué on ICT cooperation between both states.

Thailand MICT and Japan MIC have also held a joint discussion on ‘Thailand - Japan Public and Private sector ICT Joint Business Dialogue’ in Bangkok to encourage cooperation between the government and private sector. They also exchanged expertise and opinions on ICT subjects.-VNA/NNT