Prime Minister visits Narathiwat area

Military Airport 2 15 March-The Prime Minister went to the official inspection area, Narathiwat Province, opened a car ferry at the Tak Bai customs checkpoint. replace old broken rafts Ready to meet with the head of the government department local leader local religious leaders

General Prayut Chan-ocha, Prime Minister and Minister of Defense together with Gen. Anupong Paochinda, Minister of Interior, Mr. Suchat Chomklin, Minister of Labor, Mr. Thanakorn Wangboonkongchana, Minister attached to the Prime Minister's Office Traveling from Military Airport 2, Wing 6 (on No.6), Don Mueang, Bangkok, landing at the official inspection area in Narathiwat Province which is a border economic city that have potential for development under the framework of cooperation with neighboring countries The government aims to develop it into a targeted area for the development of the Border Special Economic Zone Phase 2, which has a comprehensive transportation infrastructure, including land, rail, water and air.

On this occasion, the Prime Minister will pay homage to Phra Buddha Thaksin Mingmongkhon (Wat Khao Kong) and pay homage to Phra Thep Silavisuth. Advisor to the primate region 18 for prosperity, then presides over the opening ceremony of the car ferry at the Tak Bai customs checkpoint. by Narathiwat Provincial Administrative Organization Over 38 million baht has been allocated for the fiscal year 2021 to build a car ferry. Or build a new raft to replace the old car raft that is in dilapidated condition To provide transportation services for goods, vehicles and passengers across the Su-ngai Kolok River. Between Tak Bai Customs Checkpoint, Tak Bai District, Narathiwat Province and the Customs House of Penggalangkubor, Tumpat District, Malaysia Support for economic growth, trade, transportation and tourism The new raft can carry 30 passengers and can carry at least 9 vehicles (cars) weighing 2,500 kilograms per vehicle.

Then, the Prime Minister will meet heads of government agencies, the military, police, local leaders. Religious leaders in Narathiwat Province at Chalerm Phrakiat Building Narathiwat Rajanagarindra University, Khok Khian Subdistrict, Mueang Narathiwat District before returning to Bangkok.

Source: Thai News Agency