Authorities of the capital of Thailand has banned street food
Authorities in Bangkok are going to remove from the streets all the food stalls. About this newspaper The Nation.
The Bangkok Metropolitan administration has gone to such measures to make the capital city safer and cleaner, and free up sidewalks for pedestrians.
Chief Advisor to the Governor of Bangkok Wanlop, Suwandi (Wanlop Suwandee) promised that before the end of the year, officials will remove not only street food vendors, but also other goods. In his words, “cleaning” will affect all 50 districts of the capital.
No exceptions in this matter will not be stressed, Suwandi. “Street vendors for too long have occupied the sidewalks, but we have given them a legitimate place in the markets for the sale of food and other goods. Any delay in this operation will not” — said the official.
Bangkok is famous for its street food. Earlier in April, the American TV channel CNN called the capital the best city in the world by this parameter. Suwandi, noted that he was grateful to CNN for this recognition. However, the safe and clean streets are a priority for the administration of Bangkok, he explained.