ML Panadda assures the public of transparency in managing monetary donations for Nepal

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BANGKOK, 11 May 2015 – The Permanent Secretary of the Prime Minister’s Office, ML Panadda Diskul, today had a meeting at the Government House with authorities and agencies handling monetary donations for Nepal to ensure that those sums were managed with transparency and efficiency.

According to ML Panadda, the donations were transferred to three main bodies in Thailand namely the government’s official bank account named “Send Thai Hearts to Nepal”, the Thai Red Cross Society and the Embassy of Nepal.

He said he was confirmed by all of the campaigners that the acceptance of money was conducted with transparency. Thus he assured Thai people that every baht of their donations would reach the Nepalese government and the United Nations.

Since the Thai government opened the official account: “Send Thai Hearts to Nepal”, a total of THB165,876,528 has been transferred into the account.

Today, ML Panadda also accepted monetary donations from many groups of people at Government House. Among the donors were student officials of the National Defence College, executives of Airports of Thailand Public Company Limited, The Pan Pacific and Southeast Asia Women’s Association, Betagro Group, The Saitarn Foundation, Apollo (Thailand), TTW Public Company Limited, the SCG foundation, Thaionono Public Company Limited, Sukboontip Co., Ltd, Tesco Lotus, Thai Food Processors’ Association (TFPA).