M.T.1 opens the OTOP Midyear 2023 event.

MT.1 opens OTOP Midyear 2023, highlighting every OTOP product, all produced by Thai people, using Thai products, Thai labor, and adding value to Thailand. Ready to invite Thai people to join in supporting Give encouragement to entrepreneurs From today until 1 October 2023 at IMPACT Muang Thong Thani.

Mr. Anutin Charnvirakul, Deputy Prime Minister and the Minister of Interior (MoT.1) presided over the opening ceremony of OTOP Midyear 2023 with Mr. Pipat Ratchakitprakarn, Minister of Labor, Mr. Songsak Thongsri, Deputy Minister of Interior, Mr. Chada Thaiset, Deputy Minister. Ministry of Interior: Mr. Kriang Kalptinan, Deputy Minister of Interior, Mr. Santi Promphat, Deputy Minister of Public Health, Mr. Chakkraphong Saengmanee, Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs, Mr. Naphinthon Srisangpang, Deputy Minister of Commerce, Mr. Suthi Phong Chulcharoen, Permanent Secretary of the Ministry of Interior, the diplomatic corps, executives of government agencies, the private sector, the Thai Cloths for Fun Project working group, OTOP entrepreneurs, the media, and network partners. Many people participated in the ceremony.

Mr. Anutin said that today Mr. Settha Thavisin, Prime Minister, assigned himself to preside over the opening ceremony of OTOP Midyear 2023, which he would like to confirm. Today's work is very meaningful. It is a time when Thailand will promote cultural wisdom. and creativity Out into the eyes of the world more widely than before.

Deputy Prime Minister And the Minister of the Interior said that everyone has probably followed the news that After the Prime Minister returned from the United Nations General Assembly meeting An important issue that he emphasized at the United Nations General Assembly was opening doors for business. investment trade In addition, the government's policy to promote soft power, which we have already started, and OTOP products are one of the components that are the face of the country. It is the cost of cultural and economic power. that all of us have a duty to continue to develop indefinitely

“By organizing this event, the government places importance on expanding and supporting the One Tambon Project. one product And there is the development of OTOP products by developing manufacturers. Promote entrepreneurs Raise product quality standards to 3-5 stars and add more marketing channels. And it is a good opportunity for us to show our culture. cultural stability As well as Thai traditions for foreigners to see the progress of OTOP products, everyone will be able to choose high quality community products. It is a product of Thai people that responds to the government's policy in stimulating the country's economy in another way. The Prime Minister emphasizes that all of us can join together with network partners to enhance awareness. and publicize this event to more citizens. So that fellow citizens can be informed and come to visit, give encouragement, and support the products to make them lively. The more purchasing power Entrepreneurs will have the encouragement to further develop the quality of their products.

Mr. Anutin also said he invited the public to attend OTOP Midyear 2023 between 23 September - 1 October 2023 at Challenger 1-3, IMPACT Exhibition and Convention Center, Muang Thong Thani, Pak Kret District. Nonthaburi Province To purchase and select valuable OTOP products from various communities, together be proud of the skills of Thai people and be a part of promoting the grassroots economy further.

Mr. Orasit Samphantharat, Director-General of the Community Development Department, said that at OTOP Midyear 2023 there were activities. 1. Exhibition zone in honor of His Majesty the King 2. Zone showing and selling OTOP products with more than 1,200 booths 3. OTOP zone inviting you to taste more than 160 stores nationwide 4. OTOP Trader Thailand and OTOP Trader Province zones include community tourism zones OTOP Nawatwithi and products in the OTOP Nawatwithi community. It is a showcase of success in the OTOP Nawatwithi community and products of the OTOP community. Artists display and sell products from OTOP artists. A place that preserves and passes on the wisdom of Thai people from generation to generation. Transmitted into valuable products A fun Thai fabric zone that showcases various types of fabric that have the identity and uniqueness of each province. Including selling fabric products with modern designs suitable for people of all genders and ages, and exhibiting silk thread exhibitions and selling silk thread. Including promotional activities and activities from many celebrities and artists, over the past 2 days there was a total of 102,145,000 baht in sales and 34,208 visitors.

Source: Thai News Agency