Thummanoon explained the city’s election process, mayoral term, council makeup and legal structure. He also reviewed population and tourist figures, main industries, the education system and community structure.
University students from Chachoengsao gather outside Pattaya City Hall for a group photo at the end of their visit.
After the lecture, Thummanoon led the group to the Pattaya City Council hall to observe its workings before their mid-day departure.
Student Satreerat Khaekpong, 20, said she was impressed and has learned a lot about administration she can use during the course.
Saksrot Bunkerdma, 20, said this was his first visit to Pattaya and now has a better understanding of its workings.
Instructor Nobaporn Khunkha said many of his students had never been to Pattaya and he wanted them to widen their perspectives.