Thailand: PM Urges Provinces to Speed Up Dredging Projects

On her tour to inspect flood prevention progress, Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra listened to progress and problems from the governors of six provinces in the middle stream of the floodway.

Ms Yingluck held a teleconference with governors of those provinces located in the upper part of the central region to talk about their flood prevention progress. Wednesday is the third day of the premier’s tour to observe the flood prevention plans from the upstream, middle stream, to downstream.

The governors of Kamphaeng Phet, Nakhon Sawan, Phitsanulok, Uthai Thani, Chainat, and Phichit reported the situations and problems they were facing. Ms Yingluck urged all provinces to speed up their canal dredging projects so that they will be finished by July this year.

Other cabinet ministers such as PM’s Office Minister Nivatthamrong Boonsongpaisal, Science and Technology Minister Plodprasop Suraswadi, and Agriculture and Cooperatives Minister Theera Wongsamut were also on the tour to see the flood prevention situation during June 11-14.

Dredging Today Staff, June 13, 2012;

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