Pattani gearing up for Ar-Rahnu Serantau 2012


BANGKOK, 18 June 2012  – The Southern Border Provinces Administrative Center (SBPAC) is collaborating with Pattani province and the Pattani Islamic Cooperatives in preparing the organization of the Ar-Rahnu Serantau 2012 conference between six ASEAN member states.

On Monday at the Pattani City Hall, Deputy Governor of Pattani Second Lieutenant Lertkiat Wongphothiphan chaired a meeting on the Ar-Rahnu Serantau 2012, during which preparations for the event were discussed and the province was officially announced as host.

Chairman of the Pattani Islamic Cooperatives Den Tohmeena also attended the meeting today.

The 6th Ar-Rahnu Serantau 2012 is a conference on Islamic financing in the six ASEAN member states, which include Malaysia, Indonesia, Brunei, Cambodia, Timor-Leste and Thailand. The event is scheduled from 7-8 July 2012.

The preparatory meeting also highlighted the event’s public relations plan to draw attention from the international community and security measures for the arriving delegates.