Russia and Thailand are interested in resumption of direct flights between the countries to activate tourist traffic, - Ministry of Economic Development representative informed journalists on the basis of results of Mr.Maxim Reshetnikov, Head of Ministry, meeting with Minister of Trade of Thailand. Within APEC forum held in Thailand on May 21st, 2022, Mr.Reshetnikov met Mr. Jurin Laksanawisit, Deputy Prime-Minister, Minister of Trade, of Thailand.
“During bilateral talks in the format closed for mass media the parties discussed current issues of an economical cooperation, and marked prospective trends of interrelation”, - Ministry of Economic Development representative, having taken part in the meeting, said to the journalists. “One of the issues discussed within the meeting of two ministers was tourism. Minister of Trade of Thailand expressed his hope for tourist traffic from Russia recovery. The parties agreed to discuss additionally the issues within the trade and economic cooperation sub-commission, and expressed mutual wish to resume direct flights between the countries to activate the tourist traffic. They agreed that relevant negotiations would be held by Ministers of Transport and Tourism of both countries”, he added.