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Her Excellency คุณหญิงชฎา วัฒนศิริธรรม, Chairperson, Kenan Foundation Asia,
Executive Committee, Kenan Foundation Asia,
Distinguished Speakers and Guests,
Ladies and Gentlemen,
On behalf of the Ministry of Social Development and Human Security, it is my great pleasure and honor to deliver my opening speech at this important gathering today.
Khunying Jada Wattanasiritham, Chairperson, Kenan Foundation Asia
Good morning distinguished speakers, honored guests, and all ladies and gentlemen in attendance.
We thank you for being with us today, and I’m excited to officially welcome you to NextGen Aging: Shaping a Smart Future for an Aging Society.
Before we get started,