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No renewal of gold mining concession: PM

The cabinet did not consider renewing the gold mining concession concession of Akara Resources PLc which is due to expire on May 13, said Prime Minister Prayut Chan-ocha on Tuesday.

However, he said that he had instructed the cabinet at its meeting today to make sure that all gold mining operations must stop at the end of this year and, from now until yearend, authorities concerned must find jobs for about 1,000 workers.

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