Kasit Phirom

กษิต ภิรมย์
Kasit Phirom
Veteran diplomat and the 45th foreign minister of Thailand
Place of Birth: Bangkok
Date of Birth: Fri, 15-Dec-1944
Family Background: Born to Rear Admiral Somphob and Mrs. Junjua Phirom
Education:
  • Bangkok Christian College
  • B.Sc.(International Affairs)
  • School of Foreign Service, Georgetown University, USA
  • Diploma in International Relations and M.Sc. (Social Science), Instute of Social Studies, the Hague, the Netherlands
  • The National Defense College of Thailand, class 32
Career:
  • 1968 Joined the Ministry of Foreign Affairs
  • 1988 Director-General, Department of International Organizations
  • 1991-93 Ambassador of Thailand to the Soviet Union
  • 1994-96 Ambassador of Thailand to the Replublic of Indonesia
  • 1997-2001 Ambassador of Thailand to the Federation Republic of Germany
  • 2001 Ambassador of Thailand to Japan
  • 2004 Ambassador of Thailand to the United States of America
  • 2008-11 Minister of Foreign Affairs
Marital Status: Married to Mrs. Jintana Phirom with 1 son, Mr. Ohm and 1 daugther Ms. Prae.
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