In a special meeting convened at Government House under the administration of Prime Minister Srettha Thavisin, cabinet ministers have laid out their key work priorities, shedding light on their plans for the nation. Here is an overview of their intentions and aspirations:
Minister of Public Health Dr. Chonlanan Srikaew has set his sights on a significant healthcare overhaul. He envisions the enhancement of the universal health system, enabling citizens to access healthcare services at any facility using only their ID card. While he did not specify a timeline for this ambitious goal, Dr. Chonlanan expressed his commitment to thoroughly examine the intricacies of the plan before implementation.
Minister of Social Development and Human Security Varawut Silpa-archa brings a long-standing dedication to social causes to the forefront. Drawing from his family’s legacy and the Chart Thai Pattana Party’s history of supporting people with disabilities, he intends to continue this important work during his tenure. Mr. Varawut is gearing up to address pressing tasks, pending the declaration of government policies before parliament. He also exudes confidence in resolving the National Housing Authority’s debt issue.
Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Interior Anutin Charnvirakul leaves no room for complacency within his domain. Urgency is the prevailing theme as he prepares to collaborate closely with civil servants, having already sought input from the Permanent Secretary of Interior. In addressing the topic of decentralization, Minister Anutin emphasizes the ongoing efforts, such as the transfer of hospitals from the Ministry of Public Health to provincial administrative organizations.
Lastly, Deputy Minister of Agriculture and Cooperatives Anucha Nakasai champions cooperation across party lines. Assuring a harmonious working relationship with fellow cabinet members from various political affiliations, he pledges to maintain the cattle farming promotion campaign. Furthermore, Deputy Minister Anucha asserts that all ministry responsibilities will be efficiently delegated under the guidance of Minister of Agriculture and Cooperatives Capt Thamanat Prompow.
The cabinet ministers’ delineated priorities offer a glimpse into their dedication to addressing pressing national issues and their commitment to enhancing the well-being of the Thai populace. As they embark on their respective journeys, the nation watches with anticipation, hoping for tangible improvements in the areas of healthcare, social development, governance, and agriculture.