On 1st March 2018, Associate Professor Dr. Sitha KHEMMARATH, Vice-President for Research and Postgraduate Studies of Savannakhet University, along with university personnel, welcomed the delegation from Kasetsart University led by Dr. Chongrak WACHRINRAT, Acting President of Kasetsart University and Associate Professor Dr. Viroch IMPITHUKSA, 28th Chairman of Kasetsart University Council along with university administrators and lecturers; on the occasion of visiting to Savannakhet University for strengthening the academic collaboration. Hence, Dr. Chongrak WACHRINRAT emphasized the purpose of this visit, which to strengthen the academic collaboration between two universities in every aspect, such as students exchange and staff mobility, collaborative research and co-operate innovation in agriculture, food, and environmental science, which Kasetsart University can provide both for full and for partial scholarship for Savannakhet University personnel.
Later, Associate Professor Dr. Viroch IMPITHUKSA also gave a brief history of the collaboration between Kasetsart University and Savannakhet University, which started in 2010, in term of exchange program, curriculum development and scholarship. Dr. Anamai DAMNET, Dean of Faculty of Liberal Arts and Science, Kamphaeng Saen Campus also encouraged the student exchange program in Hotel and Tourism Management between two universities for better experiences. Finally, Associate Professor Dr. Sitha KHEMMARATH gave a thank to all delegation and feeling gratitude for all of the support provide by Kasetsart University, and also indicated that a workshop in Agricultural Economy would be a gateway to the new collaboration between two universities in the future. The event ended with souvenir exchange and a group photo session that portray the close relationship and firm collaboration between both universities through times.