Interior Ministry to host OTOP Midyear 2012 to boost local economy


BANGKOK, 17 August 2012  – The Interior Ministry is set to organize a special sale event to boost domestic spending and economy. 

Deputy Prime Minister and Interior Minister Yongyoot Wichaidit revealed on Thursday that the Community Development Department will be hosting OTOP Midyear 2012 during August 18th and 26th at Challenger Hall 1-3, IMPACT Muang Thong Thani, Nonthaburi Province.

Mr. Yongyoot said that more than 2,000 OTOP stores from across Thailand will join in the fair, while some 120 Halal food shops will also be present at the event.

The Deputy Prime Minister stated that the Interior Ministry is on course to further promote Thailand’s OTOP items on the international stage, with a special campaign which features premium-grade OTOP products already opened at both Suvarnabhumi Airport and Chiang Mai Airport to allow foreign visitors to get more acquainted to the creations from Thailand.