Yingluck visits Chiang Rai

Caretaker Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra on Wednesday morning arrived at Mae Fah Luang airport in Chiang Rai on an official visit to monitor the progress of government projects in the area.

She was accompanied by caretaker Interior Minister Charupong Ruangsuwan, caretaker Transport Minister Chadchart Sittipunt, caretaker Deputy Interior Minister Wisan Techathirawat, caretaker Deputy Education Minister Sermsak Pongpanich and secretary general to the caretaker premier Pol Maj Gen Thawat Boonfueng.

Ms Yingluck was greeted by Chiang Rai governor Pongsak Wangsamer on her arrival and a large crowd of people who handed her flowers in a show of moral support.

The group shouted encouragement at Ms Yingluck, urging her to continue performing her duties as caretaker premier for the good of the country.

Ms Yingluck will stay overnight in Chiang Rai on Wednesday and will travel to Chiang Mai on Thursday.

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