International Affairs Division responsible for presenting “the Key to the City’ for His Majesty the King’s honorable guests and dignitary leaders, international exchange projects and the secretarial work for international conferences ranging from the meeting summarization to documents translations such as articles, letters, news, videos, and books, including the interpretation of the contracts and letter correspondences, as well as working as a secretary of abroad trips and a coordinator for scholarships, training courses, study visits and all collaborative projects with the overseas.
“International Affairs Division is the lead organization of Bangkok Metropolitan Administration to develop the city to be the centre of the region and to move forward as equal as others global leading cities by cooperating with cities and international organizations as well as catching the chance of globalization in order to develop Bangkok Metropolitan in an efficiency way.”
1. To promote the good relation with other cities and the cities praised as the best model in any kinds of fields, as well as to enhance the role of Bangkok on the international stage by cooperating with international organizations.
2. To create the collaborative city development in many aspects, which lead Bangkok to be the sustainable livable metropolitan city and the center of the region.
3. To develop the human skills for professionally working as the center of International Affairs to support Bangkok development in the globalization trend.
4. To be the organization which has very high potential to support knowledge exchanges, create new intellectual structure for Bangkok Metropolitan, and spread out Bangkok’s knowledge and achievements to the international through the cooperative process between cities and international organizations.
5. To increase the role of International Affairs by focusing on the public relation to promote the image of Bangkok Metropolitan on the international stage.
6. To be the major department of Bangkok Metropolitan, coordinating in diplomatic ceremonies and with the embassies for all kinds of cooperation as well as focusing on all collaborative activities to enhance the good relation with foreign communities in Thailand.