Economy June 13, 2018 01:00

By The Nation

The Cabinet yesterday approved a Bt40-billion budget to set up a biotech hub in Nakhon Sawan province and the construction of a new rail route from Tak to Nakhon Phanom.

Transport Minister Arkom Termpitthayapaisith said that the ministry will spend Bt26 billion of the budget in developing logistics in the lower northern region, including a rail and road system.

Meanwhile, the Cabinet in its mobile meeting in Nakhon Sawan province yesterday, also approved a new bill on the National Economic and Social Development Board (NESDB) which will be used as a tool to change and upgrade NESDB’s work implementation, said Kobsak Pootrakul, Minister to the Prime Minister’s Office.