PM Visits Southern Border Provinces to Promote Tourism

YALA, Feb 28 (TNA) – Prime Minister and Minister of Finance Srettha Thavisin takes a field visit to the Southern border provinces – Pattani, Yala, and Narathiwat during February 27-29 to promote tourism.

Arriving in Pattani on Tuesday, the Prime Minister, accompanied by several ministers from the government travelled to local community market, and met with community leaders and people before visiting the province’s tourist attractions such as Baan Khun Phithak Raya house, Chao Mae Lim Ko Niao Shrine, and Kue Da Chino cultural market.

He attended Pattani ASEAN Tourism Festival Lim Ko Niao Goddess Celebration 2024, and meet with members of Islamic Council of Pattani and Mosque administrative committee before visiting Pattani Central Mosque.

Today, he is scheduled to visit Yala’s TK (Thailand Knowledge) Park in Muang district, observe the Department of Intellectual Property’s GI registration process of pink mahseer carp fish from Halabala upstreame forest and Betong Nile tilapia Sai Nam Lai and meet with fis
h farmers in Betong district.

He will also observe the operation of Betong customs checkpoint, and visit Betong Winter Flowers Garden, Betong Mongkhonrit Tunnel, the first mountain tunnel in Thailand, and Skywalk AyerRweng.

On the last day of his three-day visit in Narathiwat, the Prime Minister will visit Museum of Islamic Cultural Heritage and Al-Quran Learning Center, located in Yi Ngo district, and meet with members of Islamic Council of Narathiwat, before chairing the meeting on tourism development of the three Southern border provinces at the Museum’s meeting room.

According to the Government Spokesperson Chai Wacharonke, the Prime Minister’s field visit in Pattani, Yala, and Narathiwat is aimed to promote tourism activities in these Southern border provinces in a bid to boost local economy and vibrancy.

With their unique and renown arts, culture, tourist attractions, and local food, coupling with the hospitality of local people, Pattani, Yala, and Narathiwat have no less tourism potential than othe
r provinces. -819 (TNA)

Source: Thai News Agency