NAN, 23 December 2016 (NNT) – The Prime Minister today visited Tha Wang Pha district of Nan province to address the problems of forest encroachment and water management.
Prime Minister General Prayut Chan-o-cha urged local residents to protect their forests, which provide 45% of water in the Chao Phraya River. He also handed out permits that temporarily allow residents to use protected lands for occupational purposes.
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Reporter: Na-ark Rojanasuvan
Rewriter: Rodney McNeil
National News Bureau of Thailand