PM to chair 5th mobile cabinet meeting in Pattaya


BANGKOK, 15 June 2012  – Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra is scheduled to chair an upcoming mobile Cabinet meeting in Pattaya, Chonburi province on June 17-19. 

The mobile cabinet meeting in Pattya, the fifth of its kind this year, will focus on development of infrastructure projects in the eastern region.

On June 17, Ms Yingluck will travel by helicopter to Map Ta Phut Industrial Estate to follow up on the safety standards at the plant following a recent gas leak. She is later scheduled to visit the Environmental Monitoring & Control Center and inspect their emergency drills. The premier will chair a workshop on tourism at the Royal Cliff Grand Hotel later in the afternoon, with an emphasis on the government’s tourism revenue targets.

The following day, Ms Yingluck and her entourage are set to visit the Laem Chabang Port, the main deep-sea port of Thailand, and to be briefed on the development of logistics systems in the Eastern Seaboard. The Prime Minister is later scheduled to chair a meeting of the Regional Joint Public/Private Sector Consultative Committee to discuss various projects for the development of eastern Thailand.

On the last day of the trip, Prime Minister Yingluck and cabinet ministers will hold the fifth mobile cabinet meeting at the Royal Cliff Grand Hotel.