Thousands of People Welcome Prayut Chan-O-Cha at Election Rally in Phuket

Phuket –

More than 12,000 people in Phuket welcomed Prayut Chan-O-Cha and his party to promote his hope for re-election.

On Sunday (May 7th) Prime Minister candidate Prayut Chan-O-Cha and his team for the United Thai Nation Party arrived at Saphan Hin where they were welcomed by more than 12,000 people in Phuket who were supporting him and the party.

Prayut said on stage in a Southern dialect, “I missed Phuket people in the South (Kid Tueng Jang Hoo). I like to eat Phuket food as it is very delicious (Roi Jang Hoo). I am very happy to see lots of people in Phuket welcome me.”

Prayut promoted himself and his team. He said, “In the past I had agreed to open the ‘Phuket Sandbox’ during the Covid – 19 situation because I am confident that Phuket is one of the best tourism cities in the world. In addition, for Phuket Expo 2028 in which Phuket is aiming to be the host will be a better future for Phuket.”

The future policy for his party the United Thai Nation is aimed to support Phuket people to have a better life and to support tourism.

General election day is Sunday, May 14th.


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Goongnang Suksawat
Goong Nang is a News Translator who has worked professionally for multiple news organizations in Thailand for many years and has worked with The Pattaya News for more than four years. Specializes primarily in local news for Phuket, Pattaya, and also some national news, with emphasis on translation between Thai to English and working as an intermediary between reporters and English-speaking writers. Originally from Nakhon Si Thammarat, but lives in Phuket and Krabi except when commuting between the three.