Thailand’s newly appointed Minister for Tourism and Sports was in Chinatown in Bangkok last evening, August 2nd, 2019 assuring foreign tourists that all was well in Thailand despite a series of bombings and fires in the capital yesterday morning.
Pipat Ratchakitprakarn joined with Tourism Authority of Thailand officials and Tourist Police on a PR exercise on Yaowarat Road.
“I’m here to assure foreign tourists that Thailand is safe,” he said. “The matter is being dealt with by the government”.
Pictures showed Pipat chatting happily with foreign tourists enjoying the Chinatown bustle.