Kallayana Vipattipumiprates arrived in Ottawa in February, straight from his previous posting in Iran, but only presented credentials in October.
Thailand’s Ambassador to Canada Kallayana Vipattipumiprates describes himself as an old-school diplomat who has tried to maintain some of that approach amid the difficulties of COVID-19.
Photograph courtesy of the Thai Embassy
For Thailand’s new ambassador in Ottawa, his priorities are all about people.
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The Jan. 18 online meeting was a regular monthly meeting aimed to update MPs and riding volunteers about 'party’s tools and resources to stay connected with Canadians in virtual ways that respect public health guidelines,' says Braeden Caley, senior director, communication with the Liberal Party
Apologizing for 'tensions' that became public over the last months, Julie Payette said that 'we all experience things differently, but we should always strive to do better, and be attentive to one another’s perceptions.'
He faced potential expulsion last year during the leadership race over comments he made that appeared to question whether chief public health officer Dr. Theresa Tam, who is of Asian descent, was a pawn of China.