(BangkokPost.com) - Prime Minister Samak Sundaravej has underlined his intention to legalise casinos as part of the government's strategy to crack own on illegal casinos.
"If this government gets to complete its four-year term, people will definitely get to see legalised casinos," he said.
Speakig following his return from Cambodia where he was on a two day visit, Mr Samak said he and his Cambodian counterpart had briefly discussed plans to propose that Phra Vihear temple be named a Unesco World Heritage site.
He then went on to defend the recent transfers of four senior government offiicials saying they were done appropriately.
"There have only been four transfers. I'm not worried at all that this would have a negative impact on the government's reputation," he said. He also stressed that the government will not be involved with future changes expected at the Foreign Ministry.