Permanent Secretary of the BMA submits bribery case to Governor

July 15th, 2008 - 1:42 pm ICT by Amrit Rashmisrisethi  

Permanent Secretary of the Bangkok Metropolitan Administration (BMA) Pongsakti Saemsan (พงศ์ศักติฐ์ เสมสันต) revealed yesterday that the report concerning the drainage pipe project cited in a bribery case is approximately 1,000 pages long and is extremely extensive. He said that he expects Bangkok Governor Apirak Kosayothin to hold an official press conference to clarify the matter today while assuring that the report is inconclusive as to whether or not any government employees were involved in bribery.

Meanwhile, Director of the Department of Drainage and Sewerage Chanchai Witoonpunyakij (ชาญชัย วิทูรปัญญากิจ) acting as the Chairman of the Auction results committee affirmed that the private sectors auction day and the opening of the auction envelope were different days, converse to suspicions by the Office of the Auditor General.

Source : National News Bureau, Public Relations Department of Thailand

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