Saturday, September 24, 2005

Thailand Taps the Minds of Indian Knowledge Workers

An interesting article from Asia Pulse discusses Thailand’s recent interest in recruiting experienced Indian knowledge workers to help jump-start the country’s outsourcing industry. This would also further deepen the Indo-Thai relationship under the FTA.

From the article:

"We want knowledge workers from India. We want them to train our people in IT and other knowledge-based skills...we wanted multinational companies to use Thailand as a hub for their R&D activities," Prachuab Chaiyasarn, Thailand Trade Representative and Head of Thai Negotiating Team on Indo-Thai Free Trade Area (FTA), told a seminar here…He said Thailand was keen on "importing brain workers" from India to educate its people, especially on IT skills.”

The article sponsored by A-1 Technology Inc, dealing in offshore outsourcing and offshore software development.