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Thai Prime Minister Abhisit Vejjajiva has left Bangkok for China. He will attend his country's National Pavilion Day at the 2010 World Expo in Shanghai.
Abhisit was expected to arrive at Pudong Airport late Saturday night, and is scheduled to travel into the city by its Maglev Train. Abhisit is expected to announce Thailand's candidacy to host the event in 2020 during his stay in Shanghai.
Meanwhile, plans for a multi-billion dollar high speed rail link, between China and Singapore have been gathering pace. Half of the proposed route would go through Thailand. And it's anticipated that Abhisit will sign a provisional agreement during this trip.
- Thai PM to visit China 2010-09-04