Cabinet approves group projects Lower Central Province 514 million baht

Phetchaburi Rajabhat University, Phetchaburi Province, The Prime Minister revealed that the Cabinet has approved the principles of 10 projects in the Lower Central Provinces Group, 8 proposals from the private sector, worth 514 million baht, along with acknowledging the minimum wage increase of 400 baht equally throughout. This country comes into effect from September - October 2024. Mr. Settha Thavisin, Prime Minister, held a press conference after the official cabinet meeting outside the venue or the traveling cabinet in Phetchaburi Province. That the meeting approved the Office of the Economic and Social Development Board's proposal to summarize the performance of the Cabinet in the lower central provinces. Including the provinces of Phetchaburi, Ratchaburi, Kanchanaburi, Suphanburi, Prachuap Khiri Khan, Samut Songkhram, Samut Sakhon, both in terms of integrated economic development. investment, tourism, agriculture and strengthening security and order including natural resource management Providing bala nced, sustainable and inclusive development for international creative cities. The Prime Minister said that the Cabinet has acknowledged and approved in principle the projects of 10 provincial groups with a budget of 246,260,000 baht, which the provincial groups and each province requested from the 2024 budget and the central budget. They agreed in principle with the proposed projects. of the private sector, a total of 8 projects, with a budget of 268 million baht, for the government agency that owns the project to request allocation of the 2024 budget and the central budget. The Prime Minister said that the Cabinet has agreed with the Ministry of Social Development and Human Security. Propose a joint statement from APEC ministers. Women and the economy for the year 2024, with the main points being Promote women in science and technology careers Engineering, mathematics, creating opportunities and participation of women in the financial system, creating equality to prevent and combat violence against women. The Cabinet has approved this. In principle as proposed by the National Land Policy Office in creating value for land that the government provides to the people. So that people can use government land as collateral when applying for loans from financial institutions. The land still belongs to the state. and cannot be enforced as security for repayment of debt In addition, the Cabinet has been informed by the Office of the Eastern Economic Corridor Policy Committee, or EEC, regarding special temporary stay visas, or EEC Visas, to facilitate foreigners with potential and It is a target group to come and work in Thailand. for a maximum period of not more than 10 years and receive a personal tax deduction at a fixed rate of 17 percent. In addition, the Cabinet has acknowledged the Ministry of Labor's progress in setting a minimum wage of 400 baht uniformly throughout the country. It will come into effect within September to October 2024. Source: Thai News Agency