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Bilateral Relations

 Thailand and Israel established formal diplomatic relations in 1954. Over the years, Thailand - Isreal relations have flourished in various areas including political & economic relations, people-to-people contacts, agriculture, innovation, education, medicine and culture.

 The First Foreign Ministries Working Dialogue was held in Jerusalem on 6th November 2002.

 The meeting was held amid a spirit of friendship and cooperation, which reflects the warm and cordial relations existing between the two countries. The discussion included updates on bilateral, regional and multilateral issues as well as ways to further enhance bilateral relations on diversified areas such as labor, trade, agriculture, economic and technical cooperation, cultural exchanges and people to people contacts.

The 11th Working Group Dialogue took place in Jerusalem on 31st May 2022.

 

Thai - Israeli Treaties​​​​​​​​​​​

v       EXCHANGE OF NOTES CONSTITUTING AN AGREEMENT CONCERNING EXEMPTION OF VISAS FOR HOLDERS OF DIPLOMATIC AND SERVICE PASSPORTS-ISRAEL-THAILAND                                               

BANGKOK –7.7.1960

v       AGREEMENT FOR AIR SERVICES BETWEEN AND BEYOND THEIR RESPECTIVE TERRITORIES-ISRAEL-THAILAND 

BANGKOK –8.3.1968 

v       CONVENTION FOR THE AVOIDANCE OF DOUBLE TAXATION AND THE PREVENTION OF FISCAL EVASION WITH RESPECT TO TAXES ON INCOME –ISRAEL-THAILAND + EXCHANGE OF THE INSTRUMENTS OF RATIFICATION  

BANGKOK – 22.1.1996 

v      TREATY ON COOPERATION IN THE EXECUTION OF PENAL SENTENCES BETWEEN THE GOVERNMENT OF THE STATE OF ISRAEL AND THE GOVERNMENT OF THE KINGDOM OF THAILAND 

BANGKOK –13.8.1997

v       EXCHANGE OF NOTES CONSTITUTING AN AGREEMENT REGARDING THE AIR SERVICES AGREEMENT BETWEEN THE GOVERNMENT OF THE STATE OF ISRAEL AND THE GOVERNMENT OF THE KINGDOM OF THAILAND 

BANGKOK –2.4.1999-28.5.1999 

v      AGREEMENT BETWEEN THE GOVERNMENT OF THE STATE OF ISRAEL AND THE GOVERNMENT OF THE KINGDOM OF THAILAND FOR THE RECIPROCAL PROMOTION AND PROTECTION OF INVESTMENTS-ISRAEL-THAILAND (NOT RATIFIED YET)

BANGKOK-18.2.2000

v      MOU BETWEEN THE GOVERNMENT OF THE STATE OF ISRAEL AND THE GOVERNMENT OF THE KINGDOM OF THAILAND ON A THAI-ISRAELI TECHNO-DEMO UNIT FOR IRRIGATED HIGH VALUE CROP ON THE CAMPUS OF KHON KAEN UNIVERSITY (NOT RATIFIED YET) 

BANGKOK – 23.7.2002

v     Agreement between the Israeli and Thai government on cooperation in the fields of culture and education (2005) 

v     MOU between the Thai Ministry of Education and the Israeli Council for Higher Education and Planning and Budgeting Committee on cooperation in higher education (2007)

v     Agreement between the Israeli and Thai government regarding the recruitment of Thai workers for temporary work in the agricultural sector in Israel (2010)

v    Trade agreement between the Israeli and Thai government (2012)

v    MOU on the Development Cooperation Program between Israel's Agency for International Development Cooperation (MASHAV) and Thailand International Development Agency (2014)

v    MOU between the Israeli Ministry of Defense and the Thai Ministry of Defense Regarding Defense Cooperation (2017) 

v    Agreement between the Israeli and Thai government regarding the recruitment of Thai workers for temporary work in the agricultural sector in Israel (2020)

v    Protocol of Amendments to the Agreement on Air Services (2020)

v    A Memorandum of Understanding on Cyber Security Cooperation (2022)