Samut Sakhon prepared for June 23 visit by Aung San Suu Kyi


BANGKOK – Officials have been working on preparations in Samut Sakhon to be ready for an up coming visit to the area’s Myanmar workers by Aung San Suu Kyi.

Deputy Governor of Samut Sakhon, Niwat Rungsakhon said on Saturday that Myanmar State Counselor and Foreign Minister Aung San Suu Kyi is scheduled to visit Thailand as an official guest of the Thai government, from June 23 to 25 to strengthen ties between the two countries.


The Nobel laureate will meet with Myanmar workers in Samut Sakhon on June 23 and the province has been preparing to welcome her, said Mr. Niwat.

He added that the visit will cover two locations in the province where 222,757 Myanmar workers are registered.

Mr. Niwat’s comments were made when he led officials from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and related state offices to inspect the readiness of the planned locations.

The deputy Governor of Samut Sakhon went on to say that all details ensuring the orderliness of the planned visit to see the workers from Myanmar, as well as measures to ensure the safety of Aung San Suu Kyi throughout the occasion, have also been thoroughly prepared.