PM Prayut wishes Thai people good health because of Songkran
On the occasion of Songkran, the Prime Minister and Minister of Defense, General Prayut Chan-o-cha, wished the Thai people physical, emotional and intellectual strength and asked them to love each other and stay united.
On Tuesday, April 13, General Prayut delivered a speech on the occasion of the Songkran Festival via the Television Pool of Thailand, and sent his best wishes to the Thai people at home and abroad.
The prime minister said the Songkran festival is an integral part of Thai culture and is celebrated differently in each region. It is a tradition that promotes love and unity in families and communities, as these are the hallmarks of all Thais.
However, the COVID-19 situation is still having a negative effect on all sectors. Thais, as well as the public and private sectors, are encouraged to carry on Songkran traditions under New Normal conditions and in accordance with the intentions of their ancestors.
They are encouraged to follow the measures of the government, to make the festival a happy and safe celebration. With the cooperation of all parties, this year’s Songkran will be a valuable experience.
The Prime Minister said he wished the Thai people happiness and prosperity as well as good physical, emotional and intellectual health, while calling on them to be united and to travel in safety.
Deputy government spokeswoman Traisuree Taisaranakul said today that the general.
Prayut is worried about the general public, hoping he will remain safe from COVID-19 during Songkran by taking precautions. Travelers are advised to refrain from gatherings, especially gatherings involving the consumption of alcohol, as they will likely be in close proximity for a long time, posing a risk of COVID-19 transmission.
The Ministry of Public Health is concerned that alcohol consumption could lead to the infection of more people, in addition to road accidents caused by drinking and driving. People are encouraged to take precautions for their own benefit and that of those around them. (NNT)