India, Thailand to sign pacts on energy and culture

UPDATED: 19:31, June 25, 2007

India and Thailand will sign two pacts in the sectors of energy and culture Tuesday and speed up talks to firm up a free trade agreement (FTA), Indo-Asian News Service (IANS) reported here Monday.

Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh will hold talks with his Thai counterpart Surayud Chulanont on a broad array of bilateral, regional and global issues, including intensification of trade and investment between the two countries.

Both leaders are also expected to discuss issues relating to the 10-member Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN).

Source: Xinhua


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