Four thousands workers registered at work permit at six work permit centers on the first day

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BANGKOK, 16 July 2914 – Six one-stop service centers set up to issue temporary work permits for immigrant workers are up and running in Bangkok as part of the National Council for Peace and Order’s (NCPO) bid to tackle human trafficking and labor abuse. On the first day of operation, the Department of Employment Director-General Sumet Mahosod said that there were 1,007 workers who applied at the Rama-Indra Sports Center in Bangkhen and 727 workers who registered at the Bangkok Youth Center (Thai-Japan) in Dindaeng. Meanwhile 701 workers came to register at Minthinthong City Hall in Minburi, 528 migrants at Lumpini Youth Center in Pathumwan, with another 616 at Taweewattana’s Youth Center, and 557 workers who applied for their work permit at Bangbon’s Sports Center. A total of 4,136 foreign workers have now registered for work permits at the six newly opened one-stop service centers in Bangkok on the first day.