MICE Middle East Websites

Statement of Prime Minister General Prayut Chan-o-cha

Good evening my fellow citizens,

 

A series of violent incidents in certain areas of Prachuap Khiri Khan, Krabi, Trang, Nakorn Sri Thammarat, Phang Nga, Phuket, Surat Thani, which are popular tourist destinations for both Thais and foreigners, during 11 – 12 August 2016, has led to several deaths and injuries of innocent people and struck deeply at the hearts of Thais across the nation. The attacks will be a constant reminder for Thais, as well as a testimony to the fact that there are immoral people still residing in our society, who have stirred up disturbances even before the referendum and on this very auspicious day. The national Mother’s day, which should have been a day of joy and togetherness for Thai families, as we honour Her Majesty the Queen, has been tainted with such grievous incidents.

 

I wish to convey my deepest condolences to the victims of this tragic incident, Thais and foreigners alike. The government will provide you with the utmost care and assistance, and will do its best to investigate these incidents to find those responsible and bring them to justice through judicial procedures. While it cannot be concluded at this very moment as to who has been behind these acts, please allow the authorities concerned to undertake their tasks to the best of their abilities, without undue aggravation, as the government renders full support to our security agencies. The Government shall provide its utmost support to the security authorities and keep the general public updated on the investigations into these incidents. Any necessary warning to the public shall be issued should it be needed, until the situation becomes clearer through evidence gathered and with judicial processes.

 

I ask that all citizens and the media remain calm. From this moment onward, with a view to upholding public safety, we urge the general public to stay vigilant and assign volunteers in your own area to oversee all important places and tourist locations throughout the country and immediately inform the security agencies nearby if any suspicious activities found. To all Diplomatic and Consular corps as well as all foreign nationals living in Thailand, the Government stands ready to ensure the safety and security of the interest of all nationals. At this moment it is crucial for all Thais to be united in order to bring about security and safety. The Prime Minister, the government, the NCPO, the police and the army are committed to performing their duties without triggering any possible conflict or putting the blame on anyone. This is the time for the nation to be unified. Today many countries have expressed their condolences through diplomatic representatives.

 

The Thai government has never harmed or been involved in a conflict with any party, domestic and foreign. We have to make this world a safe and peaceful place. My heart is with all the officials who have tirelessly been working prior to the referendum up until today. Please do not be disheartened. Be mindful and tackle the problems to the best of your ability.

 

Lastly, I would like to encourage Thai people to remain united and assist in ridding the country of those with ill intentions. Please understand that the NCPO is tasked with the great responsibility of bringing the country forward together with the global community and through hard times like this we must be united in our efforts to overcome the obstacles as soon as possible.

 

Thank you. 

Back to Home Page

30M tourists with revenues with 25B dollars in 2020, 130 hotels with 26,000 rooms coming soon more
The PATA Youth Symposium, hosted by the Langkawi Development Authority (LADA) and the Alumni Association of UiTM Students\' Representative Council (PIMPIN) in collaboration with the PATA Malaysia Chapter, Tourism Malaysia and Lang more
oneworld® members and CTW Asia-Pacific Platinum Sponsors Japan Airlines (JAL) and American Airlines (AA) will join hands to foster closer relationships with sought-after corporate travel managers this September in Bangkok, co-host more
Motaz Othman, M.I.C.E Middle East >> PATA has played a tremendous roll in The Travel and Tourism Industry to, from and between Pacific Asia Region, Dr. Mario Hardy, CEO has some views about PATA activities and the coming PTM2018 i more
The Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA) is pleased to announce a new Strategic Partnership agreement with Mastercard, a technology company in the global payments industry. more
The 2nd Beijing International Travel Mart (BITM) 2018 opens today at the China International Exhibition Center (CIEC), Beijing, with Morocco’s inaugural appearance as a country partner in a travel tourism exhibition in China. In a more
Park Inn® by Radisson, the upper midscale brand from Radisson Hotel Group™, will make its debut in Thailand with the launch of a brand-new hotel in Phuket Town, the island’s provincial capital and cultural heart. more
Motaz Othman, Dubai ... It is always interesting meeting new people, especially when they talk about what they do in business and you get a glimpse into a world you never really knew anything about. The Arabian Travel Market 2018 more
The next PATA Youth Symposium, with the theme ‘Inspiring Tourism Leaders of Tomorrow’, will take place on the first day of PATA Travel Mart 2018 on Wednesday, September 12 at the Mahsuri International Exhibition Centre (MIEC) in L more
The Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) has staged the “Amazing Thailand Health & Wellness Trade Meet 2018” to promote the Kingdom as a health and wellness destination. The one-day event was held on 30 August, 2018, at The Athenee more
The Westin Grande Sukhumvit, BANGKOK
Chez Razzak Tours - Bangladesh
Maximus BD Tours & Travels DMC Bangladesh
Explore the hidden gems of Khon Kaen at PDMF 2018
Urban Beauty - Thailand
First Asian MICE Cruise Conference Launches At IT&CMA 2018
Chengdu International Tourism Expo 2018
Huvafen Fushi, Maldives, For Honeymooners.
Zaatarah & Co. Travel Agency - Jordan .
Travel Armenia - For Honeymooners.
Travel Connection Maldives For Honeymooners.
Dominican Republic For Honeymooners.
Gili Lankanfushi, Maldives for Honeymooners.
Advertise with us.
Memorable Moments at Movenpick Resort & Spa Tala Bay Aqaba
Honeymoon Middle East

Copyright Travel and Tourism Guide - Middle East 2011

P.O.Box 841113 Amman 11180 Jordan, 37 Samir Rifai Street 3rd Floor, Amman - Jordan

Mobile: +962 785557778 fax: +962 6 5713689

Email: motaz.othman@micemiddleeast.com  Website: www.ttgmiddleeast.com

Motaz Othman Email