Health & Halal Holidays in Thailand

Health & Halal Holidays in Thailand

A delegation of experts, business people, and members of the mass media from Bangladesh recently visited Thailand to exchange experiences in health service and Halal industry.

Mr. Chalermpol Thanchitt, Ambassador of Thailand to Bangladesh, brought the delegation of 21 members led by Mr. Fashir Ahmad, Joint Secretary of the Ministry of Civil Aviation and Tourism of Bangladesh, to Thailand during 10-16 August 2008 under a project entitled “Health & Halal Holidays in Thailand”. The project aimed at promoting Thailand’s medical/healthcare tourism as well as Thailand’s Halal industry in Bangladeshi market, which is a major Muslim country with population of almost 150 million.

The delegates visited and exchanged views with their Thai counterparts in various places, including the Halal Science Center at Chulalongkorn University, Halal Kitchen of Thai Airways International, Bangkok General Hospital, Phyathai Hospital, Anantara Resort & Spa, Princess Beauty Academy, as well as Muslim community in Thailand. The Tourism Authority of Thailand also kindly sponsored cultural programme at Siam Niramit for the delegation.