Thailand’s health safety measures put ahead of social, economic ones: PM

Thailand’s Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha reconfirmed on Tuesday health safety measures will be continually given higher priorities in face of the global pandemic than social and economic ones.

Asked how soon emergency rule and curfew could be lifted, the prime minister, who concurrently acts as head of the Center for the COVID-19 Situation Administration (CCSA), said the government will continue to put the health safety measures above the social economic relief measures to which the sustained emergency rule and curfew may be considered as obstacles.

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