JFCCT Offers Ministry of Labor to improve work permits for foreign entrepreneurs in Thailand.

Date: 
Wednesday, 04 July 2018

             On July 4, 2018, at 09.30, Minister of Labor, H.E. Police General Adul Sangsingkeo, welcomed Mr. Stanley Kang, Chairman of the Joint Foreign Chambers of Commerce in Thailand (JFCCT) and the delegation met to discuss the implementation of the project. "Build the skills and capabilities of the economy, promote competitiveness, business operations, and support Thailand 4.0" to facilitate foreigners doing business in Thailand. The Ministry of Labor is involved in the licensing of foreign entrepreneurs in Thailand. Proposed improvements to the rules and procedures. Integration of visa issuance process and work permit at the same agency. Work permits should not be confined to specific work or job locations that do not allow foreigners to work. Discussions with relevant business sectors should be made to address the constraints and to support the development of government IT skills.
             H.E. Police General Adul said that the Thai government is focusing on competitiveness, EEC development and 10 target industries. Smart industry, tourism industry, good income and health tourism, agriculture and biotechnology, food processing industry, and the filling of five futuristic industries, including the industrial robot industry, the aviation industry and logistics, The biofuel industry and bio-chemistry, the digital industry, and the medical industry. Rove and the Chamber of foreign venture in India proposed to be conducted. This is in line with what the government is working on, getting visa and work permit permits, and submitting them to the Ministry of Labor within two weeks. Information Technology has assigned the Department of Skill Development to continue.

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