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Yingluck Shinawatra Visits Doi Tung Royal Development Project

Yingluck visited the Doi Tung Royal Development Project in Chiang Rai's Mae Fah Luang district yesterday afternoon and met with Sumet, who said he would stay on

 

CHIANGRAI TIMES – The Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra, accompanied by  Yongyooth Wichaidit, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Interior,  Preecha Rengsomboonsuk, Minister of Natural Resources and Environment, Bantoon Suphakavanich, Secretary-General of the Prime Minister, Titima Chaiseang, Spokesperson of the Prime Minister’s Office departed from Military Airport, Wing 6, Don Meung heading to Mae Fah Luang airport, Chiang Rai by the Royal Thai Army’s airplane. Then the group proceeded further to HM the King’s Doi Tung Development project (the Royal Office) at Mae Fah Luang district, Chiang Rai by a convoy.

 

Yingluck and her team arrived HM the King’s Doi Tung Development project (the Royal Office) at Mae Fah Luang district, Chiang Rai. In this occasion, M.R. Disanadda Disakul, Secretary-General of Mae Fah Luang foundation under the royal patronage, Dr. Sumet Tantivejjakul, Secretary-General of Chaipattana foundation and advisor for Strategic Committee for Water Resources Management, Gen. Prayoot Chan-O-cha, Commander-in-chief of the Royal Thai Army, Mr. Thanin Suphasan, the Governor of Chiang Rai, senior officials, foundation personnel, and people welcomed the Prime Minister and her team.

Yingluck proceeded to the auditorium: auditorium of inspiration to attend a review on “Plantation, Plant people” and a review on the project which aims at developing the outcomes of alternative development in sustainable life from the Secretary-General of Mae Fah Luang foundation under the royal patronage. Gist as follows: the Secretary-General of Mae Fah Luang foundation under the royal patronage called on the government to take the issue of human resources development seriously, particularly the issue concerning poverty, and inaccessibility to opportunity which are the root-causes of every problem ranging from drug, deforestation, prostitute, etc. In addition, the Secretary-General of Mae Fah Luang foundation under the royal patronage also called on every sector ranging from the military sector, Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment, and sectors involved to restore forests by following the way given by HM the King in order to achieve the true success.

The Prime Minister together with the Secretary-General of Mae Fah Luang foundation under the royal patronage, Secretary-General of Chaipattana foundation, and Commander-in-chief of the Royal Thai Army delivered a speech to members of the press. Gist as follows: the government realized the significance of two issues namely drug problem permanent solution as a national agenda, and sustainable water management. Moreover, the government also expressed its readiness to apply HM the King’s initiative on Plantation, HM the Queen’s initiative on a peaceful coexistence between humans and forest, and the Princess Mother’s initiative on Plantation and Humans as guidelines to the government’s plantation project since it depends on areas, situation, and condition in those areas in each period of time. Strategic Committee for Water Resources Management would later take those valuable initiatives as guidelines to discuss about water management framework, particularly headwaters forest and plantation along the border lines which helps reduce drug problem.

Commander-in-chief of the Royal Thai Army mentioned the security problem that plantation is one of the methods to address drug problem in the way that it reduces a number of drug production by providing career, and income to local people residing along the border lines. Taking responsible of plantation by the Royal Thai Army is to strengthen the society.

Yingluck and her team had then proceeded to Doi Tung coffee shop before they left HM the King’s Doi Tung Development project for Mae Fah Luang airport so as to further proceed to Chiang Mai. In this occasion, the Prime Minister led members of the press who worked on HM the King’s Doi Tung Development project to take C 130 airplane from Mae Fah Luang airport heading to Wing 41 airport, Chiang Mai. Attendants included Mr. Yongyooth Wichaidit, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Interior, Mr. Preecha Rengsomboonsuk, Minister of Natural Resources and Environment, Mr. Santi Prompat, Minister of Social Development and Human Society. On the way to Chiang Mai, the Prime Minister also had a dialogue with and took photos with members of the press. For the Prime Minister’s mission in the evening, the Prime Minister would have dinner with the cabinet at Mae Rim House, Mae Rim district, Chiang Mai.

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