Wissanu assures know-how transfer in train project

A deputy prime minister has assured Thai engineers of technology transfer in the Thai-Chinese high-speed train project.

Wissanu Krea-ngam met representatives of the professional groups on Monday to ease their concerns putting the project on a fast track might sideline Thai engineers and architects and Thailand would not get technology transfer.

Kamol Takkabut, chairman of the Council of Engineers, said after meeting Mr Wissanu at Government House he was told why the special power under Section 44 of the interim charter had to be used to speed up the plan.

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