• Thailand and India are aiming to accelerate pacts to ensure that Bangkok does not remain a magnet for fugitives

  • The two sides also held talks on connecting mega ports being built in Myanmar and Thailand with Indian ports

  •  The  two sides were keen on accelerating negotiations on transfer of sentenced persons and an extradition treaty.

  • At present, the India-Thailand Joint Working Group on Security Cooperation looks into transnational crimes, counter terrorism and criminal justice matters. 

  • Thailand Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra who will be the chief guest at the Republic Day parade.

  • Accelerating  the India-Myanmar-Thailand trilateral highway besides focussing on connecting Indian ports with two mega port projects — Myanmar's Dawei Port and Pak Bara in Thailand — where Thai companies are investing in a big way.

  • The  Early Harvest Scheme of the proposed Free Trade Agreement had already led to near doubling of bilateral trade, making India Thailand's 17th largest trading partner.