BANGKOK – Prime Minister General Prayut Chan-o-cha has sent a message of condolence to British Prime Minister David Cameron over the tragic deaths of two British nationals, Ms. Hannah Victoria Witheridge and Mr. David William Miller, both killed on Koh Tao on 15 September 2014.
General Prayut also reaffirmed the Thai Government’s commitment to “conducting, on an urgent basis, a full investigation into the incident in order to bring each and every one of those who committed this heinous crime to justice”. He said that the Thai Government has attached the highest priority to protecting the safety of foreign nationals, both residing in and visiting Thailand.
He said security measures have been further reinforced in areas which are popular tourist destinations countrywide in order to ensure utmost safety for foreign citizens.General Prayut also reassured his British counterpart that Thai authorities are working closely with the British Embassy in Bangkok in rendering all the necessary assistance to the families of the two victims.
General Prayut also sent letters to the families of both victims expressing his deep regret over their loss.