On June 3rd 2011 at 6.30 p.m. Mr.Paiboon Upatising, the President of Phuket Provincial Administrative Organization or PPAO went to attend the opening ceremony of the 8th 14 Southern Provincies Detainee Product Fair 2011 held in the are of the Central Stage, Sapan Hin Park, Muang Phuket.
There were the Commander of the provincial jails in the southern provinces, head of government offices, and local residents attended the ceremony as well. The opening was presided over by Mr.Surin Satainmas, the Deputy Director of the Behavior Development Section, Department of Corrections.
The event was held on June 3rd-12th 2011. There will many products made by the detainees in 24 different jails in the south of Thailand sold in this event. Most of the products are furniture, house decoration items, and handicraft. Moreover, there are 60 local food booths from WE GROUP and the live music show every night.
This fair aims to present the products of the detainees who have been trained alternative careers. The local residents can support these people to better by buying their products. The fair was well supported by the government and private sectors included PPAO, Kathu Municipality, Phuket City Municipality, local administrative organizations, Phuket Technical College, Thalang Technical College, Phuket Polytechnic College, WE GROUP, Jui Tui Shrine, and local press.