The visit comes as Tadano looks to strengthen its presence in South East Asia, and follows the opening of a new plant in Thailand, which neighbours Laos.

Prime Minister Thongsing was attending the ASEAN-Japan Commemorative Summit being held in Tokyo. After the Summit’s conclusion, the Prime Minister took a two-day regional tour of Kagawa from the 15th through the 16th, during which he visited Tadano and several other companies in the region.