50 million THB fund sought for helping foreign tourists

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A Bt-50 million insurance fund is moving towards establishment on February 1 to aid foreign visitors in distress as the government strives to restore international confidence in tourism in Thailand.

After a meeting Monday of the fund-preparation committee, Tanittha Sawetsila Maneechot, deputy permanent secretary for the Tourism Ministry, told reporters that the working group would ask the Finance Ministry for a Bt50-million budget, which would help foreigners injured or killed in accidents while visiting Thailand.

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