The Ministry of Labour's Inspector General and spokesperson Mr. Ananchai Uthaipatanacheep gave a press briefing to the media on the fifth floor of the Ministry of Labour. The briefing was on the Prime Minister's directions for the Ministry of Labour and relevant units to formulate a 5-year master plan on workforce development (2017-2011); this was from the Cabinet's meeting on 7 December 2016. The Prime Minister called for studies on economic, investment and labour conditions in the present, including labour demand in various sectors within the nation. He asked that the plan focus on labour development and align with future labour trends, supporting development in special economic zones and the Industry 4.0, ultimately driving the nation towards a Thailand 4.0.
Source: Ministry of Labour