Somsak Pureesrisak, the new tourism and sports minister, has officially assumed his position, announcing that tourist safety will take priority under his watch.
Somsak Pureesrisak makes merit just before starting his first day on the job as the new tourism and sports minister. CHANAT KATANYU
"If Thailand is not a safe destination in the eyes of foreign tourists, it would be useless to invest many hundreds of billions of baht to boost Thai tourism," he told a group of reporters yesterday.
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