Minister of Tourism and Sports Pipat Ratchakitprakarn and his executive team chaired an opening ceremony of a two-day running race "Ultra Trail Thailand Series 1 Phatthalung."
         Mr Pipat said the Sports Authority of Thailand under the Ministry of Tourism and Sports, Phatthalung Provincial Office, and other relevant organizations had co-launched "Ultra Trail Thailand Series 1 Phatthalung" between 26th and 27th of September. 
         "Phatthalung is one of the potential provinces selected as a 'Sports City.' The running race aims to revive the local economy and support local entrepreneurs, communities, and individuals in the sports sector affected by the COVID-19," Mr Pipat said.