Visit of representatives of the Fiscal Policy Research Institute of Thailand

On 12 June 2014, the Operational Programme Slovenia-Austria 2007-2013 in the frame of the Government Office of the Republic of Slovenia, Management of Cross-border Programmes Division, received representatives of the Fiscal Policy Research Institute under the auspices of the Ministry of Finance of Thailand in Maribor, who are these days carrying out a study visit to the Republic of Slovenia and the Republic of Austria in connection to »Strategies for the Development of Future Industries: New Visions for Clustering in the ASEAN Economic Community«. Through visiting relevant public, academic and private institutions, it is their aim to exchange information and ideas on the development of future industries in the form of cross-national clusters and on appropriate policy guidelines. During the afternoon visit, the representatives of Thailand were introduced to the cross-border cooperation between the Republic of Slovenia and the Republic of Austria in the frame of the programme and also to examples of some projects from the area of their interest. The visit took place in a pleasant atmosphere and was concluded with a short presentation of Maribor, where they went sight-seeing afterwards.