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Sept 4 and 7 approved as Songkran holidays

Visitors flock to Koh Chang in Trat province as the cabinet approves July 27 as a substitute Songkran holiday, creating a four-day holiday in July. (File photo by Jakkrit Waewkraihong)

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The cabinet has given the green light to approve Sept 4 and Sept 7 as substitute Songkran holidays, creating another four-day holiday next month.

A source at its meeting said the cabinet on Thursday approved two more public holidays — Friday, Sept 4 and Monday, Sept 7 — as substitute days for Songkran holidays, which were earlier put on hold due to the outbreak of Covid-19. 

This would create a four-day public holiday during Sept 4-7.

Before the cabinet meeting, Deputy Prime Minister Wissanu Krea-ngam and Culture Minister Itthiphol Kunplome disclosed that the meeting might consider the two remaining days of Songkran holidays after it earlier approved July 27 as a public holiday, Thai media reported.

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cabinet : the group of government ministers who make and approve government policy - คณะรัฐมนตรี

disclose : to give information to people - เปิดเผย

substitute : a person or thing that is used instead of another person or thing - คนหรือสิ่งที่เข้าแทน


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