Pattaya mayor Sonthaya Khunpluem has said that Bt665 million from the Eastern Economic Corridor (EEC) budget will be used to solve the problems facing Pattaya.

Speaking to Manager, Sonthaya said the current flood control measures Runoff from other areas meant that the city systems could not cope with the deluge.

He also cited land encroachment problems on six vital canals.

Money will be spent on digging a lot of reservoirs and other stations that are vital to protect the city for its tourism.

Area where particular attention will be centered on the Soi Khao Talo and the Railway Road.