BANGKOK, 7 April 2012 The Prime Minister has affirmed that the government is in a hurry to resolve the problems of falling farm product prices and rising consumer goods prices.
Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra said on Saturday that the government is under the pressure to hastily ease the problems of falling prices of agricultural products as well as continued rise in consumer goods prices, which have become more severe.
The PM stated that each problem will be treated in accordance with its priorities.
In addition, the Premier said that the House of Representatives will send the reconciliation proposals to the Cabinet for consideration, while noting that all related parties will be invited to help study all the details and that the government will be listening to all opinions regarding the issue.
In other news, the Prime Minister revealed that all major dams across the country have been ordered to raise water storage level from not more than 45 percent to not more than 50 percent of each dam’s capacity to prepare for the drought season.
She stated that the government will review the water discharge policy again after the Songkran holidays, while confirming that, so far, state assistance has been given to all drought-hit provinces.
(NNT : Supaporn Carusarnpisit)