Gen Prayuth reassures stability of political and economic sectors to investors


BANGKOK, 16 Aug 2014,  – The Chief of the National Council for Peace and Order (NCPO), General Prayuth Chan-Ocha, has reassured domestic and international investors of the stability of the nation’s political sector and economy. 

General Prayuth yesterday had a meeting with a group of investors from 20 funds, 25 private companies, and representatives of the Federation of Thai Capital Market Organization (FETCO), during which the NCPO Chief recognized the importance of investors, saying their roles are vital for Thailand’s economic development at present as well as in the future.

He also realized that the FETCO acts as a coordinator between the government and private sectors, adding the agency has a hand in developing capital market as well. According to Gen Prayuth, the political and economic sectors as well as the livelihood of the citizen have become more stabilized than before, contributing to the speedy growth of the business sector.

He asked the investors to understand the current situation in Thailand, calling it complicated and in a dire need to be addressed, while affirming that the NCPO would throw its full support behind foreign investors in trading and investments.

The NCPO Chief also clarified the National Reform Council’s 3-phase roadmap to the participants, adding that the plan is currently in its second phase, which is to establish the National Reform Council( NRC) and eventually leads to the government and an appointment of the next Prime Minister.