Phuket, Cape Town, to be sister cities?

PHUKET TOWN: South African Ambassador to Thailand Buyi Pheto and her husband, Maj Gen Mo Eng Pheto, today met Vice Governor Niran Kalayanamit to discuss setting up a formal relationship between Phuket and Cape Town. “Ambassador Pheto strongly believes that a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) can be forged between Phuket and Cape Town,” K. Niran told the Gazette after the meeting. He added that Amb Pheto said that Phuket and Cape Town have much in common, including a similar climate and topography. The MOU would outline the basis of future exchange programs between Phuket and Cape Town sharing ideas on many topics, including tourism. Amb Pheto and her husband returned to Bangkok today after spending two days on a fact-finding tour of Phuket.

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