Official Visit by Mr. Yuval Waks, Deputy Chief of Mission, Embassy of Israel to Thailand
On 18th October 2017, Assoc. Prof. Dr. Surin Maisrikrod, Vice-President for Academic Affairs and Global Engagement, Asst. Prof. Dr. Niyom Kamlangdee, Director of Walailak University Science and Technology Park, Dr. Pongsathorn Dechatiwongse Na Ayuthaya, Director of the Center for International Affairs (CIA), gave a warm welcome to Mr. Yuval Waks, Deputy Chief of Mission, Embassy of Israel to Thailand and Ms. Miss Kuntheera Stityuthakarn, an accompanying person, at the University Council’s Reception Room, 2nd Floor, Administration Building, Walailak University. The Vice-President expressed his willingness to support future collaborations between Walailak University and Embassy of Israel under mutual agreement. This year, the Embassy of Israel can be helpful in disseminating to Israel universities the outstanding projects initiated by Walailak University such as Walailak University Cultural Camp 2018, Global Academic Exchange Program (GAEP), and Ph.D. Scholarships for Outstanding International Students.
After the discussion, Mr. Yuval Waks and the CIA team proceeded to the University Library to screen and discuss the documentary film “Brave Miss World”. The story in this film is about an Israeli beauty queen who tries to turn a personal tragedy into global awareness. After the screening, Mr. Yuval Waks conducted a presentation on “Israel Startup and Innovation”. More than fifty audiences were interested and participated in the film screening and presentation.