Businessmen meet with Prime Minister to discuss economic cooperation


BANGKOK -The government has asked the private sector for cooperation in driving the Thai economy forward.

Deputy Prime Minister Somid Jatusripitak has led a team of 24 leading businessmen to meet with Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha at the Government House to discuss economic reform plans. 

Dr. Somkid has also explained to them the approach the government had used over the past two years to stimulate the economy. A committee has been set up to oversee the cooperation between the government and the private sector.

He added that the move is in line with the concept: ‘Strong Together’ where joint efforts from both sectors are needed for the national economic growth.

These businessmen have also raised important issues concerning laws, education and human resources that the government should quickly address in order to strengthen the private sector.