By Wally Sarkeesian
I had the pleasure of Meeting and interviewing the Armenian Honorary Consul in Bangkok, Arto Artinian he is very dynamic full of energy engage with every aspect of promoting Armenian and Armenian cause and spread awareness about our Armenian identity,. beside running a successful jewelry Business, he host the consulate on his own business premises, He also maintaining
The Armenian – Thai Chamber of Commerce and actively involve in promoting Armenian product and services such as IT.
Armenian community of Thailand
The Armenian community of Thailand is an agile and dynamic community consisting of career professionals and their respective families who have chosen Thailand for their short or long term residence. The community is primarily centered in the capital city of the Kingdom of Thailand, as well as boasting a notable presence of Armenians in the coastal city of Pattaya.
It is one of the relatively newer communities of the Armenian diaspora, and is perhaps one of Asia’s noticeable communities in terms of year on year growth in numbers and in terms of collective vibrancy.
Besides the Consulate of the Republic of Armenia, the Armenian community of Thailand is also represented by the Armenian Thai Chamber of Commerce, connected on facebook group: Armenian Community Of Thailand and on a Google+ group: Sirely Hayer Google plus page.
For more information visit Website. www.armenianconsulatethailand.com
The Armenian – Thai Chamber of Commerce
The Armenian – Thai Chamber of Commerce is an organization which is established in the Kingdom of Thailand by Honorary Consul and Armenian – Thai Chamber of Commerce President Arto Artinian, in accordance to the rules and regulations of the Chamber of Commerce of Armenia. The Executive Committee consists of Armenian professionals living and working in Thailand.
The Chamber works to promote bilateral Armenian – Thai trade relationships and assists Armenian businessmen to source their products as well as establish their businesses in Thailand. The essential objective of the Armenian – Thai Chamber is to improve the trade and industry relations between Thailand and Armenia, as well as support Armenian businesses from Diaspora (Armenians in Asia, Middle East, US, Europe and Australia) who are visiting Thailand for business purposes.
Armenian – Thai Chamber of Commerce affiliated member businesses are intended to be in the gem and jewelry industry, gemstone manufacturing, hospitality, tourism, finance, construction, business consultancy, garments and textiles, industrial manufacturing, auto spare parts, as well as individual members who are professionals working in multinational companies.
The Armenian – Thai Chamber also keeps in touch with Asian based Armenian business communities in Singapore, Hong Kong and China, updating them on new business opportunities in Thailand as well as relevant business updates.
In Thailand, The Armenian – Thai Chamber also acts as a link between all other foreign chambers of Thailand, informing the Armenian community members living in Thailand, about the various networking, Educational, Business and Cultural events organized by the various co-Chambers and associations.
As part of its membership of the Joint Foreign Chamber Of Commerces in Thailand JFCCT, the Armenian – Thai Chamber has hosted in 2010 and 2013 the official, executive level Luncheon of all other foreign Chambers of Thailand updating them on the current Economic situation and Trade possibilities of and with the Republic of Armenia.