On May 29th 2013, Vice Chief Executive of PPAO – Mr.Soratham Jinda, acting on behalf of Chief Executive of PPAO – Mr.Paiboon Upattising, gave a welcome speech to visitors to the “Phuket Andaman Halal for Tourism 2013:PAHT 2013”. Vice President of and a representative of Sheikhul Islam – Mr.Samai Jareonchang was chairman of the event. Aslo in attendance at the event, held at Phuket Graceland Resort and Spa, Patong, Phuket were Advisor of PPAO – Mr.Jirasak Totip, PPAO Council Members –Mr.Prawat Phimanprom, Mr.Manu Keawkram, Mr.Sanya Singhasrida, Mr.Tanatphat Thanirat, together with the Organising Committee, 19 Representatives from Halal Organizations from around the world and other guests of honor.
Vice Chief Executive of PPAO – Mr.Soratham Jinda said “We would like to welcome everybody to Phuket, and thank you all for choosing and visiting Phuket for this event. Phuket’s population is about 25% Muslim and we have 51 mosques. This event, “Phuket Andaman Halal for Tourism 2013: PAHT 2013″, organized by The Central Islamic Committee of Thailand and Sheikhul Islam Office, is the fifth year organizations from around the world have joined together to attend a training seminar. We hope that everyone who came to Phuket to brainstorm and create holistic benefits to visitors to Phuket had a very happy visit.”