BANGKOK – Thailand wants to lose its reputation as a tourist destination for sekstoeristen. Prime minister Prayut Chan-o-cha made a call to towns like Pattaya and other popular destinations in the “places of tourism quality” to change, reported the Bangkok Post Wednesday.
According to official figures, earning more than 120,000 people in the South-east Asian country to put their money in the sex industry. Prayut, who since a military coup four years in the government, said: “We need to be aware that that no good work is. Don’t do that!”
The general responded to the statements of the Gambian minister of Tourism, Hamat Bah, that outrage had caused in Thailand. The minister had his West African homeland defended by saying: “We are not the target of sekstoeristen. If you have a seksdoel want to go to Thailand.”
Prostitution is officially banned in the largest buddhist kingdom. But the laws are quite lax’ complied with.