On 6 September 2019, H.E. Mr. Manasvi Srisodapol, Ambassador of Thailand to Belgium, paid a courtesy call on H.E. Mr. Mathias De Clercq, Mayor of Ghent. Also present was Prof.Dr. Frank Gasthuys, Dean of Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, Ghent University. Both sides discussed about cooperation especially on science, technology and innovation which Thailand has very close collaboration with Ghent University.