Veterans storm the House of Representatives to demand compensation after retirement.

Parliament, "Tae Mongkolkit" leads more than 200 war veterans to invade Parliament to demand compensation after retirement. Lack of attention from every government for over 40 years. A group of brothers and sisters of all Thai warriors, led by Mr. Itsarapong Na Chiang Mai along with Mr. Mongkolkit. Suksintharanon, former MP, list of Thai Sriwilai Party and former spokesman for the Military Commission and nearly 200 military veterans, 2nd, 3rd, and 4th class card holders from across the country, traveled to the Parliament Building. To inquire about the draft amendment to the War Veterans Organization Act, B.E..... (War veterans' honor roll, 3,000 baht per month for life) Due to the group of brothers and sisters and friends of all Thai warriors. Including the public sector, approximately 659,744 people holding such war pass nationwide, when they have retired from serving the nation. With increasing age combined with little knowledge and the higher cost of living This makes life difficult for these veterans. Lack of attention from the government as it should be and do not receive any attention. From every government that has passed in over 40 years Currently, these veterans receive assistance from the War Veterans Organization as a financial assistance of 1,000 baht per year per person, or approximately 2.739 baht per day, and medical expenses of 4,000 baht per year per veteran's family. No matter how many family members that person has. The representative of the group submitted a draft of the War Veterans Organization Act. On behalf of the public sector To request the Veterans Organization to amend the 1967 Veterans Organization Regulations in Section 11 so that veterans with 2nd, 3rd, and 4th class cards will receive honoraria. Compensation and other money as well, but must not exceed 3,000 baht per person, per month for life, per the Speaker of the House of Representatives which the President of the National Assembly has already determined that it is a finance bill and has already passed the hearing process Only a response letter from the Ministry of Defense from February remains. But at present the draft This bill is with Mr. Settha Thavisin, Prime Minister, who has not yet signed it. Veteran representative So it was seen that enough time had passed. Therefore, I have come to ask to expedite the Military Committee to help follow up on the draft bill. from the prime minister to bring it back to the House of Representatives Consider it quickly. And after this, troops will be moved to Government House to further question the Prime Minister. Source: Thai News Agency

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