Picture courtesy of Thai PBS World

Thai Prime Minister Srettha Thavisin has been travelling the world at an unprecedented tempo, with trips clocking up important air miles.

Since assuming workplace in September final yr, PM Srettha has been on extra abroad trips than the typical journey blogger.

In a whirlwind 176 days in workplace, the Bangkok-born PM has been continuously hopping between continents. His itinerary reads like a bucket listing, with visits to 16 nations. That’s practically 30% of his time spent exterior Thailand.

Critics are lining as much as query the knowledge of the Thai PM’s jet-setting life-style. Whereas his Instagram could also be crammed with snaps of fancy dinners and handshakes with world leaders from his diplomatic trips across the globe, many are questioning: the place’s the meat?

Somchai Sawangkarn spoke out towards the 62 yr outdated Thai PM’s high-flying antics.

“The prime minister has travelled from right here to there however with no substantial or any consequence evident. Please inform me the outcomes of his trips.”

Involved residents are taking to the streets, or reasonably, to social media, demanding transparency and accountability for all these frequent flyer miles.

Right here’s a breakdown of Srettha’s adventures:

2023

  • September 18 to 24: San Francisco, america
  • September 28: Cambodia
  • October 8 to 9: Hong Kong
  • October 10: Brunei
  • October 11: Malaysia
  • October 12: Singapore
  • October 16 to19: China
  • October 19 to 21: Saudi Arabia
  • October 29 to 30: Laos
  • November 12 to 19: San Francisco
  • December 14 to 19: Japan

2024

  • January 15 to 19: Switzerland
  • February 3 to 4: Sri Lanka
  • March 4 to six: Australia
  • March 7 to14: Germany, France, Australia

Together with his passport gathering extra stamps than a well-travelled postcard, it’s clear that the Prime Minister of Thailand isn’t one to shrink back from an abroad journey, reported Thai PBS World.

However because the taxpayers foot the invoice for these trips, maybe it’s time for rather less wanderlust and a bit extra bang for the baht.

In associated information, PM Srettha made waves in Paris as he orchestrated a sequence of high-stakes conferences with France’s enterprise elite. From trend to automotive expertise, the 62 yr outdated Thai PM’s mission was clear: to solidify Thailand’s standing as a regional powerhouse for commerce and innovation.

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