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TISTR Delegation Signed an MOU with Pha Tad Ke Botanical Garden in Laos PDR.






On 6 – 7 June 2014, TISTR delegations, headed by Mr. Yongvut Saovapruk, visited to the PhaTad Ke Botanical Garden (PTK) in Luang Prabang, Laos PDR, to participate in MOU Signing Ceremony between TISTR and PTK. The purposes of the MOU were to initiate S&T collaboration under the topic of ‘Collecting, Studying and Conserving Herbarium Specimens and Living Collection of Thailand and Lao PDR, including Collaboration in Carpological Collections Spirit Collection and DNA Samples’, as well as, to have sharing information and discussion on implementation of botanical garden management for ecotourism. In this occasion, TISTR delegations also visited other related S&T research institutes in Laos PDR, which were the Northern Agriculture and Forestry College (NAFC) and the Souphanouvong University, seeking for opportunity to expand S&T relation and cooperation between the two countries.