BANGKOK, 21 April 2015 – The Ministry of Interior has publicized its achievements made during the past six months, with the upholding of the monarchy and the restoration of unity being some of the highlights.
Interior Minister Gen Anupong Paochinda and his deputy Suthee Markboon led the delivery of the ministry’s six-month performance report in the presence of Permanent Secretary for Interior Wiboon Sanguanpong and high-ranking civil servants. The promotion of the monarchy was cited by the ministry as its highest accomplishment while much focus was also placed on the combat against human trafficking through the clampdown on perpetrators and labor registration.
According to Gen Anupong, the ministry has been striving to foster national unity and reduce social conflict, with more than 90,000 activities having been held across the country. It has also succeeded in alleviating violence in the Deep South, especially through closer coordination between security officials and district chiefs, deployment of more security volunteers and setting up of a communication center in each village.
Other achievements include the allocation of arable land to people, making of preparations for the development of special economic zones and improvement of basic infrastructure.