Australian Honorary Consul Chiang Mai – Activity Blog for January & February 2018

Here is the Consulate Monthly activity blog for January & February 2018

Australian Consulate Chiangmai for North Thailand; Honorary Consul is Ronald J Elliott

Over the months of January and February 2018 the consulate was fairly active with consular assistance & support, supplying information and undertaking public diplomacy. This bi-monthly web-post covers highlights of my activity, some statistics on the scope and volume of service as well as upcoming events and information for general awareness.

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Consular & Public Diplomacy Highlights

One of the functions of the Honorary Consul (who volunteers his time), among other duties, is to engage in public diplomacy by representing and promoting Australia.  There are often invitations for events and ceremonies that provide this opportunity.  While I can’t always attend every event the following highlights (in no particular order) some of the engagement during January and February:

Sabai Sabai Retreat (Function Centre) – It’s the place to be according to their website. It was a business liaison visit and I had an enjoyable afternoon at this venue in Mae On…

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