RAYONG, 4 July 2013 Local police in Rayong Province are taking an English course in hopes to communicate better with tourists when the ASEAN Economic Community comes in 2015.
Deputy Superintendent of the Baan Chang District Police Station, Police Lieutenant Colonel Songkran Sanhakon, has arranged an English training course for traffic police of the station. Speaking after the opening of the course, Pol-Lt Songkran said the course would enable the participants to use the skill in providing better service to tourists especially in the protection of their life and property. The program has Mr. David Robert, an American English teacher, as its instructor.
The program promotes the use of English, which is a popular and ASEAN-recognized language. Officers will use the new communication skill to provide tourists with such information as local attractions, and also other assistance relating to security protection in the area.
Police Lieutenant Colonel Songkran said that the program would raise the authorities’ capability, especially in terms of English communication.