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Budget snag won’t hurt Bangkok’s elderly and disabled, says governor

By The Nation

 

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Bangkok governor Aswin Kwanmuang

 

Bangkok governor Aswin Kwanmuang has reassured elderly and disabled residents that their social welfare recipients this month will not be affected by a budget logjam.

 

Aswin offered the reassurance on his Facebook page after Bangkok’s elderly and disabled were shocked to learn that the Comptroller-General Department planned to postpone the monthly payments.

 

The governor said the payments had already been transferred on September 10.

 

Unlike other areas, social welfare payments in Bangkok are made directly from the government’s Comptroller General Department, bypassing city authorities.

 

Elsewhere, the government payments are made to local authorities who pass them on to recipients.

 

Source: https://www.nationthailand.com/news/30394517

 

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4 hours ago, webfact said:

Bangkok governor Aswin Kwanmuang has reassured elderly and disabled residents that their social welfare recipients this month will not be affected by a budget logjam.

 

"The elderly and disabled won't be affected by the budget logjam....because we didn't plan to pay them either way."

 

 

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Budget Snags seems to be the latest reason for stuff ups

The airport high speed trains the elderly,

Will ANY government employee anywhere be affected, or is it  just the rest of the poor nation left suffering

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