RDPB promoting royally-initiated projects in Thai Northeast and Laos


BANGKOK, 3 July 2012  – The Office of the Royal Development Projects Board (RDPB) will arrange a project to promote royally-initiated projects on 4-6 July 2012 with the main objective to strengthen the Thai-Lao ties.

Deputy Secretary-General of the RDPB Suwat Thep-arak said the project would take place in Thailand’s northeastern provinces and Laos’ Pakse City. Apart from commemorating the birthday anniversaries of Their Majesties the King and Queen and HRH Crown Prince Maha Vajiralongkorn this year, the project will also aim to publicize the many royally-initiated projects which have benefitted Thai people in the country and overseas.

The project participants will visit the royally-initiated projects in the northeastern region, such as the Nong Ung development project in Yasothon province and the Phu Sing agricultural development center in Si Sa Ket. They will also travel to Laos to learn about the integrated farming project in Pakse, which has benefitted both countries by increasing Lao farmers’ income and strengthening the Thai-Lao relations.