Thailand banks on Eastern Economic Corrider projects to pull up economy


Somkid Jatusripitak, Thailand's deputy prime minister. - Bloomberg

BANGKOK (The Nation/ANN): The government should push ahead with the mega infrastructure projects in the Eastern Economic Corridor (EEC) as they are key to pulling the country out of economic trouble in the wake of the Covid-19 crisis, Deputy Prime Minister Somkid Jatusripitak said after meeting with the EEC Policy Committee on Thursday (May 21).

At the meeting, related agencies were given the job of setting up a working panel to coordinate both the upgrading of the U-Tapao International Airport and the Eastern Airport City Project at U-Tapao, as well as the development of high-speed railways linking U-Tapao Airport with Don Mueang and Suvarnabhumi airports.

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