Itthipol’s assistant to run for city’s leading position
Chon Buri: Outgoing Pattaya mayor Sonthaya Kunplome stated on Thursday he will field a member of his group as a prospect in the Pattaya City mayoral election in May.
Mr Sonthaya made the statement at a press instruction on his last working day, as the Election Commission (EC) is set to reveal May 22 as the date for the elections of Bangkok guv and Pattaya City mayor and council members.
He was designated as Pattaya mayor by the now-defunct National Council for Peace and Order (NCPO) on Sept 25, 2018.
Mr Sonthaya stated he will stay associated with regional and nationwide politics as the leader of a group called Rao Rak Pattaya (We Love Pattaya).
He stated he has actually not chosen which celebration he will sign up with despite the fact that Culture Minister Itthipol Kunplome belongs to the judgment Palang Pracharath Celebration.
Poramet Ngampichet– assistant to the culture minister– will object to the Pattaya City election in May, Mr Sonthaya stated, revealing self-confidence he would win the election.
Mr Poramet stated that in his view he has what it requires to end up being Pattaya mayor, with experience in regional and nationwide politics and connections with numerous firms.
He stated they would stand him in great stead if he wins the election.
” I plan to resolve issues and guide Pattaya towards development,” he stated.
At the instruction, Mr Sonthaya detailed what he has actually accomplished throughout his three-year stint.
He stated he has actually set techniques to change Pattaya into a wise city, in addition to prepare for its financial healing after Covid-19.
He likewise led press reporters to go to a water-drainage system on Liab Thang Rot Fai Roadway which he states has actually revealed guarantee.
He stated that throughout the rainy season, if there is 100 milimetres of rains, about 40,000 cubic metres of water will stream below high ground to low-lying locations.
When the drain system is finished, the water will be kept in a retention pond and 60% of it will be drained pipes to other canals, cutting the water volume streaming to Pattaya by 60% and minimizing the threat of flooding, Mr Sonthaya stated.
Mr Sonthaya stated electrical automobiles and motorbikes are likewise being trialled on Koh Lan as part of a job to make Pattaya a green city, amongst numerous other wise city tasks he lags.