Kamnan, village heads to be trained on tourist security

Chaweng in Koh Samui island

Chaweng in Koh Samui island. Photo: ThomasSD.

THE Tourism and Interior ministries will initiate measures to ensure that local authorities provide security for tourists, while the Tourist Police will strictly enforce a new regulation to blacklist “overstay visitors” from Monday, senior officials said yesterday.

The Interior Ministry would train local officials such as kamnan and village heads to provide safety for tourists in their areas, Tourism Minister Kobkarn Wattanavrangkul said.

Read more: The Nation

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