BANGKOK, June 27 (The Nation Thailand/ANN): LGBTQ+ couples now have the right to Thailand's Government Housing Bank (GH Bank) loans, the bank said on Monday.
GH Bank said the move to promote equality was in line with its mission to help Thais improve their life quality by owning their homes.
The bank is issuing a new loan called "My Pride" targeted at LGBTQ+ homebuyers.
Annual interest for the first three years is set at the minimum retail rate minus 2.4 per cent. The bank’s standard interest rates apply from the fourth year until the end of the contract, which can last up to 40 years.
"This loan is being granted to customers who want to purchase a house, condominium or the bank's NPA land," the announcement said. "Instalment payments can be made for up to 40 years."
My Pride loans are available until December 30 this year at GH Bank branches nationwide, the call centre at (02) 645 9000, www.ghbank.co.th, @ghbank Facebook page or the GHB ALL application.
In another development in Thailand, Ministry of Public Health reported on Monday (June 27) morning that in the past 24 hours there are 1,735 new patients who tested positive for Covid-19, one of whom has arrived in Thailand from abroad.
Death toll increased by 15, while 2,138 patients were cured and allowed to leave hospitals.
Cumulative cases in the country since January 1, 2022 are at 2,292,455.
The country’s total caseload from Covid-19 stands at 4,515,890 – 4,462,388 of whom have recovered, 22,895 are still in hospitals and 30,607 have died. - The Nation Thailand/ANN