PM Prayut pledges to press forward all latest national economic and social development plans


BANGKOK, 27 September 2015 – The Prime Minister has pledged to push forward all plans to develop the country’s economy and social affairs while adhering to the principles of national reform. 

Prime Minister Gen. Prayut Chan-o-cha said during his weekly TV program “Returning Happiness to the People” that the government’s plan to move forward the country has been added with all the 11 reform ideas from the National Council for Peace and Order and 36 propositions from the National Reform Council.

PM Prayut said that the government has also been introducing new policies and included them in the 12th National Economic and Social Development Plan (2017-2021) and the 20-year national strategy to be a compass to take the country forward.

He added that the government will always adopt His Majesty the King’s Sufficiency Economy philosophy and the notion that the people will have to be at the center and take part in the development process.

The PM went on to say that the 12th NESD Plan will be disclosed in October 2016.