7 November 2009 – Deputy Prime Minister Korbsak Sabhavasu traveled to Phuket yesterday to inspect sites for construction of Phuket International Conference Center and Sports Complex, Saphanhin’s Gymnasium, and road expansion project at Thai Nan intersection. As well, to follow up the proceeding of Thai Khem Khaeng project.
Mr. Korbsak revealed that in the primary stage the government will focus on assisting agriculture so that Thai agriculturists can rely on themselves. When they have a purchasing power, the economic is better, and that will also advantage to tourism section.
In the secondary stage, the government approved an baht 3,200 million budget for the MICE project to be built up on 150 rai land plot in Mai Khao. Now working on the design, the construction of the project will start in 2012 and is expected to complete in 3 years according to the plan.