The deputy minister of Defence has assured of security preparedness when the prime minister leads his cabinet ministers to hold meeting in Songkhla and Pattani during November 27-28.

Gen Udomdej said all security authorities are well prepared to provide security at all places where cabinet ministers will meet and visit.

Everything is alright now, he said and admitted there are now distorted news in the media and false information from individuals which authorities are closely monitoring.

But he said he was confident that the mobile cabinet meeting in the Deep South will be smooth and without any problem.

Concerning the ministry's Triangle of Stability, Prosperity, and Sustainability in the Deep South project, Gen Udomdej said he would propose to the prime minister on November 27.

He said the project is spearheaded by the Forward Command of the Internal Security Operations Command Region 4 while the Southern Border Provinces Administrative Center (SBPAC) will be responsible for implementation.

Under the scheme, three southern border provinces will be developed as model cities under the Triangle of Stability, Prosperity, and Sustainability.

According to government spokesman Ltd Gen Sansern Kaewkamnerd, the prime minister will visit southern provinces during the two-day mobile cabinet meeting.

He will first visit Pattani to follow up progress of all relevant government agencies in driving economical development in the Deep South under the Triangle of Stability, Prosperity, and Sustainability scheme, and will meet southern governors and private sector in Songkhla in the evening.

The next day will be the mobile cabinet meeting, he said.

Source: Thai Public Broadcasting Service (Thai PBS)

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