Prime Minister discusses digital wallet board Order relevant agencies to conclude the discussion again on 10 April.

Bangkok, The Prime Minister confirms the move forward with the digital wallet project. But the meeting has not yet reached a conclusion on what source of funds will be used to carry out this project. and clarity on April 10th Mr. Settha Thavisin, Prime Minister and Minister of Finance Statement after the chairman of the policy committee meeting of the 10,000 baht top-up project via Digital Wallet No. 2/2024 at Phakdee Bodin Building. Government House Together with Mr. Chulaphan Amornvivat, Deputy Minister of Finance, Mr. Phumtham Wechayachai, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Commerce. Mr. Prasert Chandraruangthong Minister of Digital Economy and Society and Mr. Lawan Saengsanit, Permanent Secretary of the Ministry of Finance The Prime Minister stated that the meeting acknowledged that the economy had problems. There is a need to stimulate the economy. This is because GDP growth has always been low, especially when compared to neighboring countries whose growth is twice as high as ours. The meeting gav e it to each agency. Learn more Bring the conclusions to report to the meeting at the large digital wallet committee meeting on April 10, which includes the Ministry of Finance proposing the possibility of funding sources for the 10,000 baht digital wallet project in addition to Issuing Loan Act which is assigned to the Ministry of Finance Budget Office to proceed to the Ministry of Commerce Summary of store and product criteria to the Ministry of DES and digital government boards Summary of system development and open-loop development for financial institutions and wallet business operators to participate in the project. and to the Royal Thai Police Set up a framework for inspection, diagnosis, complaints, and accusations. and refund The Prime Minister confirmed that on April 10, once all conclusions have been reached, they will be presented to the Cabinet meeting for consideration by the end of April. Ready to confirm that the timeline will be as before as Mr. Chulphan announced that it will reach the han ds of the people within the 4th quarter. The Prime Minister stated that today's meeting will take half an hour. Every sector agrees. Secretary-General of the National Council of Thailand Governor of the National Bank Agree on all steps Mr. Chulaphant revealed that today Mr. Setthaput Suthiwatnarueput Governor of the National Bank He did not attend the meeting but sent the Deputy Governor of the Bank of Thailand to attend the meeting instead. and cannot answer that after this The Governor of the Bank of Thailand will not differ. And at today's meeting, the NACC's actual recommendation report was brought to the meeting for acknowledgment and there were no comments. Confirmed to move forward with the project and ready to listen to opinions from all parties. and asks people to wait to hear good news on April 10. Let every department go do their homework. Including studying other sources of money besides issuing Loan Act Confirming that money will definitely reach the people in the 4th quarter of this year. S ource: Thai News Agency

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