Mr Faudot and Mr Hemmings expressed their gratitude during a meeting with Phuket Vice Governor Anupap Rodkwan Yodrambam yesterday (Mar 9).
Present for the meeting were several key Phuket officials, including Tourist Police and Adcha Buachan, Chief of the Phuket Land Transport Office (PLTO).
Mr Hemmings thanked Vice Governor Anupap for the work done to take care of French nationals on the island, said an official report of the meeting.
“If French tourists who travel in Phuket do not comply with the laws of Phuket, I ask Phuket [officials] to take decisive steps, including by enforcing the deportation rule for tourists who do not comply with Phuket’s regulations,” he said.
“France strongly supports the highest enforcement of the law for non-compliance tourists, especially regarding the traffic rules in Phuket. France would like to thank Phuket for taking good care of French tourists residing in Phuket,” he added.
V/Gov Anupap said that Phuket as a good host is very pleased to welcome tourists of all nationalities equally, which included reducing any harmful effects on tourists as well, said the report.
V/Gov Anupap thanked the French envoys for their understanding of the action taken by government officials and thanked him for seeing the importance it had for Phuket and Thailand.
“Phuket is a small place that French tourists love to visit,” he said.
Kamala Pete | 14 March 2023 - 11:40:16