BANGKOK, July 10 (TNA) – Thai Prime Minister Gen. Prayut Chan-ocha welcomed US Army Chief of Staff James C. McConville at Government House on Friday.
The two-day visit to Thailand of the US Army Chief of Staff is to strengthen ties between the two countries.
The US delegates observed disease control measures, imposed by the Centre for Covid-19 Situation Administration.
Gen. Prayut thanked the US army for facilitating Thai people to return home during the pandemic and supporting a two-million-dollar fund to help Thailand cope with the Covid-19.
The Thai prime minister expressed his condolence to coronavirus deaths in the US and extended moral support to officials on duty.
He was confident that the US would successfully handle the situation and have a Covid-19 vaccine soon.
Thailand is ready to cooperate with the US to revive the economy, affected the pandemic and will facilitate US investment in Thailand, said the Prime Minister.
US Army Chief of Staff praised the Thai government’s control measures against COvid-19, which is recognised worldwide.
McConville later went to the Royal Thai Army headquarters, where the signing ceremony of the Thailand and United States Army-to-Army Strategic Vision was held and attended a luncheon.
The US delegates left Thailand for Japan in the afternoon. (TNA)