Bangkok (VNA) - Thailand will host the 14th Asia Cooperation Dialogue Ministerial Meeting, scheduled from March 9-10, as a Chairman and Coordinator for the year of 2016.

At the meeting, the country aims to promote the Sufficiency Economy Philosophy of the King, in order to accelerate implementation of its sustainable development goals.

Foreign Minister Don Pramudwinai will chair discussions about solutions to global challenges such as global economic fluctuation, epidemics, natural disasters and terrorism.

How to promote medical tourism and propel dialogues between Asian countries is also a main agenda to push forward regional prosperity and develop all together.

The Asia Cooperation Dialogue consists of 33 countries from the Asian region, including ASEAN. Nepal is expected to become an official member of the group in the upcoming meeting.-VNA