Sep 282015

WORD ON PHUKET:Phuket Governor Nisit Chansomwong hosted a dinner at Sam’s Steak, Holiday Inn Patong on the weekend to celebrate his birthday and bid farewell to some of Phuket’s dignitaries past and present. Governor Nisit leaves his post after a year as the Phuket provincial head and is scheduled to take up a new position as Governor of Nonthaburi province in the coming weeks.

Phuket Governor Nist Farewell dinner

Phuket Governor Nisit Chansomwong (centre) was joined by Central Festival Phuket Senior Vice President Property Management & General Manager Ms. Wilaiporn Pitimanaaree (3rd from left) and former Phuket Provincial Police Commander Pikat Tantipong (2nd right) and other distinguished guests for a farewell dinner at Sam’s Steak, Holiday Inn Patong, on the occasion of his birthday, on Sunday (Sept 27).

Wilaiporn Pitimanaare with gift for Phuket Governor Nisist



Governor Nisit will be replaced on 1st December by returning Phuket Governor Mr Chamroen Tipayapongthada, who was instrumental in negotiations to end a long-running standoff between local taxi drivers and district authorities.