Jomtien Beach being widened under Bt1.1bn project

Jomtien Beach in Pattaya is being widened under a Bt1.1-billion project to replenish a vast expanse of sand eroded over the years by the sea.

The Marine Department aims to expand around 7 kilometres of beach to a width of 35-50 metres in order to preserve the sands as a tourist attraction in the resort city.A budget of Bt1.16 billion will be spent on the project’s two phases, said Marine Department director general Wittaya Yamuang.

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The Nation Reporter