On 27th April 2010, Mr. Amornchai Sirisai President of the Thai Civilian Deminer Association: TDA (second from left) made a courtesy visit to Khun Phasana Puthikampol (third from left) the Director of Peace, Security and Disarmament Division, Department of International Organizations, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs. Two staffs of the Division who are responsible for mine actions; Khun Jirusaya Birananda (first right) and Khun Tirta Charoenbhol (first left), also attended in that courtesy visit.
Background of the TDA and its past activities as well as tentatively future programs were introduced to the Director and her staffs. Mr. Amornchai Sirisai also told that TDA was established as permanent home for about 35 deminers who have been engaging in landmine clearance and land released survey in Thailand for at least 6 years, and who have also shared common ideology that is getting rid of all landmines from Thailand under brotherhood coexist and manner. He asked for kind support from the Division to help coordinate with outside donors for landmine clearance budget, as Thailand needs to clear high priority minefields.