30 Nov '17, 2pm

Former ASEAN Secretary-General Dr. Surin Pitsuwan dies at 68

Former ASEAN Secretary-General Dr. Surin Pitsuwan dies at 68

Former Thai Foreign Minister and ASEAN Secretary-General Dr.Surin Pitsuwan died of acute heart attack. He was 68. Former Foreign Minister and ASEAN Secretary-General Surin Pitsuwan died of an acute heart attack on Thursday. He was 68. Surin collapsed while preparing to speak at the Thailand Halal Assembly 2017 at Bitec in Bang Na. Related story: Late Surin Pitsuwan praised for achievements He was rushed to Ramkhamhaeng Hospital and later pronounced dead at 3.07p.m. Surin was born on October 28, 1949 in Muang District, Nakhon Si Thammarat. He graduated from Claremont College in California in Political Science in 1972 and earned a master’s degree from Harvard University. He entered politics in 1986 as a Democrat Party candidate and won a seat in his hometown in Nakhon Si Thammarat in all contests from 1986 to 2005. Surin was the Deputy Foreign Minister from 1992-95 and rose ...

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