The countdown is getting closer and closer. for holding an APEC meeting or economic cooperation in the Asia-Pacific region (Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation: APEC) under the name APEC 2022 Thailand, with the theme of the conference being Open. Connect. Balance, held between 18-19 November. at the Queen Sirikit National Convention Center Bangkok
For APEC, this is the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation Forum. Currently, there are 21 member economies that include global economic powers such as the United States, China, Japan, Canada, South Korea and Russia, with Thailand being one of the 12 founding economic zones. of more than 53 trillion US dollars, or about 1,700 trillion baht, more than half of the world’s GDP and the combined trade value almost half of world trade.
In addition to the leaders-representatives of the 21 APEC economies, there will be “Special guestfrom the government of Thailand who will travel to observe and attend this APEC meeting with 3 countries, viz Prince Mohammed bin Salman bin Abdul Aziz Al Saud, Crown Prince of Saudi Arabia and also currently hold positions in the government of Saudi Arabia. The other two are Hun Sen Prime Minister of Cambodia as Chairman of ASEAN and French President Emmanuel Macron
Including representatives of many international organizations to attend the meeting and observe such as the International Monetary Fund (IMF), the World Health Organization (WHO), the World Trade Organization (WTO), the Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development ( OECD). ), etc.
for level country leader to travel to attend the meeting in person According to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs Over the weekend, there were 14 economies in Indonesia, Singapore, Vietnam, China, Hong Kong, Brunei, Philippines, Papua New Guinea, Australia, New Zealand, Taiwan, Japan, Canada and Chile.
APEC economic zone that the leader did not come to the meeting alone But send representatives to attend the meeting, there are 6 APEC economies, namely Russia, the United States, South Korea, Malaysia, Mexico and Peru.
In the Russian part, it was found that the replacement Vladimir Putin President of Russia Thai authorities have been waiting for confirmation for several weeks. but it did not come in the end by the replacement in Deputy Prime Minister Andrey Belousov as Xi Jinping, President of China Officially confirmed, do not miss a large group full of Carabell to attend the meeting, of course, even without US President Joe Biden. and Putin of Russia attending the meeting
Holding this APEC meeting It is an important meeting for Thailand. Not only with the government of General Prayut Chan-o-cha, only because if the meeting proceeds smoothly It will be a credit – the face – the image of Thailand in the eyes of countries around the world. in Thailand to hold a large meeting of the world smoothly
Most recently during the period before the date of the meeting that the news is now advance unit of leaders – representatives from different countries, especially security team already traveled to Thailand to monitor Look at the readiness of the security system for your own leaders, both in Hotel accommodation – directions from the hotel to the Queen Sirikit National Convention Center and areas to travel throughout the APEC meeting
done within this week Thailand will have a leadership team – representatives of the APEC Economic Area – a group of leaders and media from many countries around the world. travel to Bangkok attend meetings and observe Recently, there is news that around 2,200 journalists from all over the world have been registered with the Ministry of Foreign Affairs to take part in the event.
Found that in the preparation part to take care of the matter Security Throughout the APEC Meeting Especially at the APEC leaders’ hotels and at the Queen Sirikit National Conference Centre. Including taking care of traffic around the conference centre. and hotels for the delegates attending the APEC meeting well prepared for traffic The government has decided that this period from 16-18 November is a public holiday in Bangkok. it makes the traffic in Bangkok definitely more flexible.
For the part of National Police Agency It was found that the Royal Thai Police had been preparing to plan for the maintenance of peace and order during this APEC meeting for several months. In the past, he has practiced a plan to solve crisis situations and to deal with virtual incidents of a leading special operations force in Thailand. Includes Arintharat series 26 (BorChor.Nor.), Naresuan 261 (Bor.Chor.), Commando (Bor.Por.Por.), Hanuman (Bor.Por.), Suppress Pairee (Bor. and a set of prototype operations trainers special National Police Agency Prepare to take care of the security of leaders from different countries who attended the meeting Both at the Queen Sirikit National Conference Center and hotels throughout Bangkok.
with news that the Royal Thai Police will deploy more than 20 police officers000 troops and more than 30 supporting units for this APEC mission.
Interestingly, the latest found On Saturday, November 12, the announcement of the Prime Minister’s Office was released, signed by General Prayut, the Prime Minister, chairman of the APEC meeting. that is a publication based on the location of the Public Assembly Act BE 2558
Such an announcement was found to be an announcement issued to support the determination of the location of the APEC meeting. and the place of residence of the country’s representatives attending this meeting In order to protect and maintain the security of international organizations and international conferences in Thailand Therefore, such an announcement was issued. about the location and the roads around the territory as announced It is a point that needs special care. During the period from 14-19 November 2022, which coincides with the period of the APEC meeting.
The announcement said that the Royal Thai Police will issue regulations or orders prescribing road rules and areas. and the surrounding territory of the place as announced and the behavior of the police officers to comply with this announcement
with a special security management facility According to the announcement,
1. Venue for international government meetings Queen Sirikit National Conference Centre
2. The place of residence of the country’s representatives in the international meetings of the government sectors is: 2.1 Grand Hyatt Erawan Bangkok, Representative of Brunei 2.2 Hotel Anantara Siam, Representative of the United States 2.3 Hotel Park Hyatt Bangkok, Representative of Singapore 2.4 Hotel Rosewood Bangkok , representative of New Zealand 2.5 The Okura Prestige Bangkok, representative of Peru 2.6 The Athenee Hotel, representative of Taiwan and Vietnam 2.7 Conrad Bangkok, representative of Japan 2.8 Kimpton Malai Hotel, Bangkok, representative of Indonesia 2.9 Sindhorn Kempinski Hotel Bangkok, representative of Hong Kong and Cambodia 2.10 Sheraton Grande Sukhumvit Hotel, representative Chile and Papua New Guinea
2.11 Siam Kempinski Hotel Bangkok, Representative of Canada 2.12 So Bangkok, Representative of France 2.13 Waldorf Astoria Hotel Representative of Malaysia 2.14 Hotel St. Regis Representative of Saudi Arabia 2.15 Bangkok Marriott Marquis Queen’s Park Representative of the Philippines 2.16 Sukhothai Hotel Bangkok Representative of Australia 2.17 Banyan Tree Hotel Delegation of Mexico 2.18 Mandarin Oriental Hotel, Bangkok Delegation of China 2.19 Shangri-La Hotel, Bangkok, expected to be hotel for the Russian delegation
The Prime Minister’s announcement It is another measure to control strict supervision of security. Including keeping order in different areas. During the APEC meeting there are no groups of people – mobs. Come out and create a stir around the Queen Sirikit National Convention Centre. and hotel and accommodation of APEC leaders who traveled to attend this meeting.