NEW RESCUE BOATS
Rescue speedboat presentation ceremony from the Tourism and Sports Ministry to Chonburi Tourist Police
16th March at Bali Hai Pier in South Pattaya, Deputy Minister of Tourism & Sports Asst. Prof. Dr. Chawanee Thong-roj presided over the presentation ceremony of 2 speedboats that have been assigned to the Chonburi Tourist Police.
Also present at the ceremony were Deputy Commissioner Pol. Maj. Gen. Chayut Ratana-ubol from Central Investigation Police Bureau, Chonburi Deputy Governor Mr. Chaowalit Saeng-utai and Banglamung District Chief Mr. Narit Niramaiwong.
With over 33 million tourists visiting the Kingdom in 2016, tourist safety has always been an important factor and with water activities being high on the agenda of what most tourists enjoy when on holiday, water safety and rescue is of paramount importance to the authorities.
These 2 speedboats, worth over 10 million baht were handed to Chonburi Tourist Police to bolster their rescue operations and increase tourist’s safety in the Andaman sea.