PRACHIN BURI (NNT) – A Deputy Minister of the Interior yesterday visited Prachin Buri to observe ongoing drought related projects in the area.
Deputy Minister of the Interior Nipon Bunyamanee made the visit to follow up on the province’s drought prevention and mitigation plans for 2019-2020, with a chain of command established according to the disaster prevention and mitigation laws.
He then observed the operations of a COVID-19 screening center at Thap Lan National Park, where he met and expressed his support for health care workers and officials.
Meanwhile, in Ayutthaya, the 1st Army Region Chief Lt Gen Thammanoon Vithi, inspected a dredging project designed to improve the water flow between the Chao Phraya River and Prem Prachakon Canal.
The project is intended to improve water quality in the canal, reduce the volume of common water hyacinths, supply more water to farmers by the canal, and prevent flooding in Bangkok.