Dan Singkhon crossing may be made full-time checkpoint

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Dan Singkhon crossing may be made full-time checkpoint

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Prachuap Khiri Khan: The Ministry of Agriculture and Cooperatives aims to make the Singkhon border crossing in Muang district a permanent checkpoint between Thailand and Myanmar to improve the transporting and trading of farm products, including fisheries goods.

Minister Thamanat Prompow said that at the Singkhon border crossing, which allows only Myanmar and Thai nationals to cross the border, some regulations, such as hygiene standards, have not yet been applied. Also, there is congestion in loading and unloading goods. It needs facilities, technology and standardised processes as part of an upgrade to handle present trade volumes, he said.

Therefore, the ministry has instructed various agencies to work with the provincial governor to draft measures for the import and export of agricultural products into the kingdom, especially fishery products.

He added that the governor will call a meeting with the agencies on April 24 to find solutions.

"The government, through the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, will also hold talks with the Myanmar government to push for the opening of the Singkhon checkpoint," he said.

https://www.bangkokpost.com/thailand/ge ... checkpoint

That would be fantastic for short trips into Burma or visa runs ... but will they let the aliens cross also?
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Re: Dan Singkhon crossing may be made full-time checkpoint

Post by father »

There has been some major construction out there in the past couple of years. Two very large condo style buildings for border staff. A new administration building and a massively new building at the border.
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