He expressed confidence he could deal with the critical transition period for
Col Settapong Malisuwan, vice-chairman of the
"We're ready to cooperate with the
Jeerawut Wongpimonporn, country general manager of Lenovo Thailand, urged the new government and ICT minister to revise its tax reduction policy for the use of local ICT equipment in order to encourage companies to use locally made gears.
He said the Singaporean government allowed companies that used locally made ICT equipment to ask for tax relief on business expenses. In
Smart classrooms should be another priority for the ICT minister to enhance the country's educational system, said Mr Jeerawut.
Adirek Patitus, president of the
Narong Intanate, executive chairman of IT distributor Value Systems, urged the new ICT minister to accelerate the development of knowledge workers to deal with the arrival of the
"The ICT sector should be included in the national infrastructure development plan for the next decade," he said.
Mr Pornchai said with the telecom and IT sectors integrating using network convergence, the combinations and connections across platforms require cross-industry collaboration.
Amendments of regulations and laws may be necessary to facilitate such integration, he said.
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