Large scale dam projects, including the controversial Mae Wong and Kaeng Sua Ten dams will be completed within five years, says Deputy Prime Minister Plodprasop Suraswadi.
Speaking during the Yingluck Government Meets the People programme yesterday, Mr Plodprasop said the dams would be part of the government's 350 billion baht water management and flood prevention plans.
He expects protests because local communities must be relocated for the construction to proceed. However, he said the government would do its best to help affected people and minimise negative impacts. He also said that all the environmental impact assessments would be carried out for each project.
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