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Police Chief assures tourists of safety in Bangkok

BANGKOK, 5 February 2012 (NNT) – Thailand’s National Police Chief has made a security inspection in tourist-populated spots in Bangkok to ascertain the safety and well-being of foreign tourists.

National police chief Pol-Gen Priewpan Damapong traveled to Khao San road and nearby Soi Rambutri to evaluate overall security measures that have been in place and to boost confidence among foreigners staying in the areas.

Pol Gen Priewpan had a chance to talk with the tourists, many of whom were confident in the safety measures provided by Thai security agencies.

The National Police Commissioner General further made an inspection of police checkpoints in Thonglor area on Sukhumvit Road. He instructed police officers to be more stringent on weapons and drugs scrutiny and closely monitor suspicious individuals and vehicles.

The police were also ordered to make sure that entertainment venues strictly open and close on time and refrain from narcotics involvement.

During the inspection in those areas, none of irregular activities or conducts were found.

Read more: NNT

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