Interview Mr. Pracha Assawatheera District Manager (Southern Region)
Ministry of the Digital Economy and Society by Digital Economy Promotion Agency has a mission
to respond to the government policies to force Phuket as full-intelligent city by collaborated
with Phuket province to set up an intelligent political strategy that harmonize with the context
and direction of Phuket's growing tourism industry.
One of the mission of the Digital Economy Promotion Agency in the early stages is to create a
complete wireless network connection focusing on the tourist locations aims to facilitate the
tourists to access the information. Moreover, this mission can support the ecosystem that
facilitates the development of technology and digital businesses from Thailand and abroad.
There is government policy to support and encourage the investment in the digital industry by
the privilege in tax incentive, work permit for the foreigners who work with the registered
company in Phuket and advice for investment promotion at Investment One Stop Service
In addition, the Office of Digital Economy Promotion Agency is also encouraging the exchange of
knowledge and supports start-up business to access the technology by creating an Innovation
Park that supporting the growth of start-up business and providing the space for digital
Digital Economy Promotion Agency (Southern Region)