DURING a visit to southernmost Yala province today (Dec. 15) Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha at one point focused on household debt and suggested that each household raise two chickens for eggs, TV Channel 7 said.
In discussions with state agencies in this province Gen. Prayut mentioned that the government saw the poverty problem and one way for households to reduce expenses was to not buy plants, vegetables and chicken.
If every household raised two chickens for eggs the cost would come down, he said, adding that people should take care of themselves in manner as expenses would come down if they did not buy everything.
He added that the problem of household debt and informal debt arose from people having low income and many children and their children wanting a better life and to enable this they took loans with this requiring contemplation on how to ensure people had adequate income.
The Prime Minister also mentioned that where marketing in the new world is concerned trading is now all online. Farmers had to create an interesting “story” for their products, for example using organic fertilisers to differentiate goods.
Prayut also thanked all sectors in the southern provinces for having integrated fully and cooperated in resolving problems and improving the situation.
He confirmed that the government was doing everything correctly according to international principles and urged the people to cooperate with the state in resolving various problems with the world and Thailand having in the recent past faced the coronavirus pandemic.
Of particular importance was managing the budget effectively and bringing the greatest benefit to the people and the nation, he said.
Top: Prime Minister Prayut. Photo: Thai Rath
Home Page: Chickens raised at a farm. Photo: Loozrboy (CC BY-SA 2.0)
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