On 23 July 2015, H.E. Cac Duc Phat, Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, Vietnam paid a courtesy call to H.E. Petipong Pungbun Na Ayudhya, Minister of Agriculture and Cooperatives,Thailand. Both Excellencies had a chance to discuss matters related to agriculture development between Thailand and Vietnam.
Special attention was also given to discuss matters pertaining to cooperation in sustainable natural rubber in particular cooperation and collaboration between Vietnam and the International Tripartite Rubber Council (ITRC) which currently consists of 3 Member Governments i.e. Thailand, Indonesia andMalaysia.