Prachuap Khiri Khan to launch tourism caravan to Myanmar
Prachaup Khiri Khan province is set to launch the inauguration tourism caravan to Myeik in Myanmar, to mark the official opening of the Singkhon special border checkpoint on 23 May 2015.
Prachaup Khiri Khan Deputy Governor Pongpan Wichiansamut has revealed that the province is set to hold the official opening ceremony of the Singkhon special border checkpoint on 23 May 2015, with the expected attendance from the Thai Minister of Interior, the Myanmar Minister of Finance and Revenue, and the Myanmar Minister of Commerce.
The event will include a merit making and alms giving ceremony of the two countries, cultural exchange performances, and the launch of the 2-day 1-night inaugural tourism caravan to Myeik, Myanmar. The tour caravan will carry 200 participants from both government and private agencies in Prachaup Khiri Khan province.
The caravan will introduce the participants to tourist attractions and the local livelihood. All travelers will be awarded with the certificate from the governor of Prachaup Khiri Khan and the Governor of Myanmar’s Tanintharyi Region.
The upgrade of the Singkhon border post as the special border checkpoint will allow travelers from Myanmar to access the Mueang Prachaup Khiri Khan district on Thailand’s side by using passports, border passes, or temporary border passes and will be allowed at least a one night stay. Travellers from Thailand will be allowed to access the Tanintharyi town and the Myeik tow with a different overnight stay quota, depends on the type of document used at the border crossing, based on Myanmar’s regulations.http://thainews.prd.go.th/CenterWeb/New ... 5120010012