Junta Approves 100 Billion Fund to Build Rails, Roads

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BANGKOK — Billions of baht will be spent on roads and rail in a bid to boost the country’s weak economy, and to pay for it all the junta cabinet today approved the creation of an infrastructure fund worth 100 billion baht that will be open for public investment.

The military government has given a green light to setting up the so-called Thailand Future Fund, which will pay for transportation mega-projects involving tollways, railways and rapid transit through 2022, according to the top finance official.

Read more: khaosodenglish.com By Sasiwan Mokkhasen

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