PM Yingluck visiting far South

Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra on Thursday morning left Bangkok aboard an air force C-130 plane for Pattani to chair a meeting of chiefs of state agencies in the three violence-torn southernmost provinces.

She was accompanied by PM’s Office Minister Sansanee Nakpong, Education Minister Pongthep Thepkanchana, Interior Minister Charupong Ruangsuwan, Industry Minister Prasert Bunchaisuk, Transport Minister Chatchart Sitthipan and Public Health Minister Pradit Sinthawanarong.

PM’s adviser Gen Yuthasak Sasiprapa, army chief Gen Prayuth Chan-ocha, director general of the Budget Bureau Worawit Champeerat and secretary general of the Office of the Narcotics Control Board Pol Gen Pongsapat Pongcharoen  accompanied her.

Ms YIngluck is also scheduled to meet with members of the Women's Development Fund in the three provinces of Yala, Pattani and Narathiwat, local teachers and other people groups to listen to their problems at a hotel in Pattani.

After that she will travel to Ban Than To school in Yala’s Than To district for the opening of a bridge crossing the Bang Lang reservoir near Bang Lang dam, and then return to Bangkok.

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