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 Centre.

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 development activities.

Digital Economy Promotion Agency (Southern Region)

Address : 479 Phuket Road, Talad Yai, Muang, Phuket 83000
Phone : 0 76 37 9111, 08 1956 0951
E-mail : phuket@depa.or.th
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