“Prayut” meets the BOI board, reiterating that the government is urgently seeking ways to help SMEs and businesses through investment promotion measures and special privileges mitigate the impact of COVID-19 Thai people must have a 4.0 mindset if they practice the same way,they can’t go forward
At 09.30 on September 6 ,2021 at the PMOC room, Thai Khu Fa Building, Government House. General Prayut Chan-o-cha, Prime Minister and Minister of Defense Chairman of the Board of Investment (BOI Board) No. 3/2564 via electronic media with Mr. Supattanapong Punmeechaow, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Energy, Mr. Arkhom Termpittayapaisit Minister of Finance and related persons attending the meeting.
Prime Minister said that the government has rushed to find ways to help SMEs and businesses through measures to promote investment and privileges of the BOI that must be implemented as quickly as possible. Because it is impossible to predict when Covid-19 will continue to exist. Everything must be done to achieve results, concrete, transparent, fair and honest operations can be inspected in all respects.
All departments must integrate their work to achieve their goals. What they can do is asked to do immediately. The important thing is to be careful not to make people lose their jobs. Ready to find ways for more people to work with machines for Thai people to have a career of integrity and stability. However, we must move forward with the country together. Including the development of people 4.0, Industry 4.0, where ideas must also be 4.0, if they continue to practice the same way.It will not be able to move forward.
Mr. Thanakorn Wangboonkongchana, spokesman for the Prime Minister’s Office, said that the BOI board meeting Endorse measures to mitigate the impact of the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) epidemic situation and support the development of vaccines and/or drugs in the country. As proposed by the secretary department as follows:
1) The waiver extending the operating time to be certified by international standards such as ISO 9002, CMMI or other equivalent standards.
2)The waiver of the request for permission to temporarily suspend business operations for a period of more than 2 months. The meeting also approved measures to promote investment in sustainable environmental management and approve the improvement of the type of battery electric vehicle manufacturing business battery electric tricycle , electric buses , battery electric trucks and approved to promote investment in electric bicycle production (ELECTRIC BICYCLE/ E-BIKE)
In addition, the BOI board approved an application for promotion (business expansion) to produce electricity and steam with the COGENERATION system of Glow Energy Public Company Limited with a total investment value of 6,046 million baht (excluding land and working capital of 5,568.0 million baht). All Thai stocks Location Map Ta Phut Industrial Estate, Rayong Province.
And acknowledge the investment promotion status in the first 6 months of 2021, the number of projects increased by 14%, application for investment promotion of 801 projects, in the EEC area 232 projects, accounting for 29% of the total projects. Investment increased 158%, money Total investment of 386,200 million baht, located in the EEC area of 126,640 million baht, representing 33% of the total investment.