MOL Organizes Blood Donation Event for Foreign Workers in Honour of Royal Coronation

Date: 
Saturday, 04 May 2019

          On May 3, 2019, at 10.30 hours, Labour Minister H.E. Police General Adul Sangsingkeo presided over the opening ceremony for blood donations for foreign workers, in honour of the royal coronation of His Majesty King Maha Vajiralongkorn. Pathum Thani’s Deputy Provincial Governor, Mr. Chathip Rujanasri gave a welcoming, Permanent Secretary of Labour Mr. Jarin Chakkaphark delivered a report, and the event was attended by the ministry’s executives at Belton Industrial (Thailand), Pathum Thani. The Permanent Secretary of Labour said that the government has focused on resolving poverty in Thailand, defining the 20-year national strategic framework (2017 - 2036) that focuses on Thailand in the next 20 years as a country with stability, prosperity and sustainability. It gives importance to the unity of people in the nation, honouring the monarchy as the main institution of the country, creating an understanding society with relationships and cooperation in security among ASEAN member countries, partners and the world. The government has also formed the 12th National Economic and Social Development Plan that focuses on protecting and honouring the monarchy as the main institution of the country.
          Mr. Jarin said that the Ministry of Labour’s Department of Employment as the primary agency for promoting employment, has arranged systematic work systems for foreign workers including work permit issues, establishing foreign worker registration, monitoring and controlling the work of foreigner for effective management, and to comply with the law and maximize the benefit of the nation.
          This event was held in honour of the royal coronation of His Majesty King Maha Vajiralongkorn on May 6, 2019, to allow foreign workers in Pathum Thani to participate in blood donations. The event was attended by a total of 310 people including Belton Industrial (Thailand) with 250 Myanmar Burmese nationals, Centaco Fresh Farm with 50 Cambodian citizens and 10 Laotian citizens.
          Pathum Thani has a total population of 1,348,102 people, whereby 952,966 people are in the workforce, 942,112 are employed and 10,853 are unemployed. There are 16,875 companies with 587,696 workers comprising 161,401 foreign workers including 23,036 Burmese nationals, 2,624 Laotian nationals and 29,400 Cambodian nationals.
 

 

 

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Division of Public Relations/
Photos by Sompob Silbut/
3 May 2019/