KANCHANABURI (NNT) - The Deputy Minister of Defense fired a simulated artillery gun to release runners in the "Siam Trail 2019".
At the Nine-Army War Historical Park, Chong Sadao subdistrict, Muang Kanchanaburi district, Kanchanaburi province, Deputy Defense Minister Gen Chaichan Changmongkhol togather with Permanent Secretary for Defense Gen Nath Intrachareon and Supreme Commander General Pornpipat Benyasri presided over the release of runners in Siam Trail 2019. The event was attended by a large number of runners from worldwide backgrounds.
The trail was divided into many distances to create various family activities including historical tourism and a volunteer venture to conserve nature by building check dams to moisten the forest and serve as firebreaks.
The event also strengthens cooperation between the public and private sectors, promotes tourism and stimulates the local economy. Local products were sold at the event which came to an end today, while other such events are being planned.