Over One Thousand Labourers expected at Chiang Mai’s National Labour Day Fair

 | Mon 28 Apr 2014 09:14 ICT

CityNews – Chiang Mai Labour Protection and Welfare Office to host 2014 National Labour Day Fair. Over a thousand laborers are expected to attend the fair.

Pensri Iam-opaat, Chiang Mai Labour Protection and Welfare Office, told reporters that the LPWO office with the Department of Labour and Chiang Mai Labourer Network will host the 2014 National Labour Day Fair at Thapae Gate on May 1st from 2 p.m. to 8 p.m. The fair is focused on the friendship and relation ship between employers and labourers. The LPWO is also concerned about drug use among labourers.

This year’s fair will start with “To Be Number One” anti-drug parade at 2 p.m. from the Three-Kings Monument along Rathwithi Road. Governor Wichian Puttiwinyu will officially open the fair at 3:30 p.m. The fair’s activities include a laab cook off contest, Somtam cooking performance, country music (Luk Toong) contest, beautify pageant, labour expo, labour training demonstration, and more.