Diplomats from nine countries called on Pattaya’s mayor to meet with the city’s business leaders.

H.E. Raushan Yesbulatova, ambassador for Kazakhstan, led the delegation of emissaries from Brazil, Egypt, Finland, Norway, Philippines, Sri Lanka, Sudan and Turkey to meet Mayor Sonthaya Kunplome Feb. 8.

They were welcomed by top officials from city hall, the local Tourism Authority of Thailand office, and tourist, Pattaya, and immigration police.

The group also met with Pakamon Wongyai, president of the Thai Hotels Association Eastern Region, Thitipat Siranatsrikul, president of the Chonburi Tourist Attraction Association and Krit Jiramongkol, vice president of the Pattaya Business & Tourism Association.

The visit was organized to discuss business opportunities between Pattaya and the nine countries and foster closer ties.