PM in Kanchanaburi to kick off farming program ahead of visits to France, Singapore and Papua New Guinea

– Thailand’s Prime Minister has traveled to Kanchanaburi province to visit a Thai paper factory built on crown property and to issue policies on safe and sustainable farming after previously speaking on ways to address traffic congestion.

After this week’s Cabinet meeting, Prime Minister Gen Prayut Chan-ocha revealed that he had ordered the Ministry of Transport to address traffic congestion in a steady and integrative manner. He was informed by the ministry that many projects to alleviate traffic are under construction but some are being impeded by a lack of funding but they may be added to a master plan. The PM emphasized that all transport systems must be connected and traffic must be reduced.

Both the ministry of transport and Bangkok Metropolitan Administration were told to deal with issues to do with rental of retail space at Chatuchak Market.

In Kanchanaburi, the Prime Minister is visiting a Thai paper making facility established on crown property and will travel by rail to visit communities along Pak Praek Road before switching to boat to inspect Kwae Yai , Kwae Noi and Mae Klong rivers, setting off the Green Army, Green Farmer sustainable farming program. The PM will hand out certificates to farmers taking part in the program to encourage safe and quality farming in eight provinces of the lower central and western regions.

This wee, the PM is to visit France to mark the 100th anniversary of the end of World War I, take part in an ASEAN Leaders’ Summit in Singapore and join in an APEC meeting in Papua New Guinea.

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