The Thai Cabinet has approved the plan to enforce the Internal Security Act in Phuket to ensure security during the ASEAN summit next month.

The Cabinet approved the draft directive to be announced to enforce the act from July 10 to 24, according to The Nation newspaper.

Thailand will host the 42nd ASEAN Ministerial Meeting (AMM), Post Ministerial Conferences (PMC) and the 16th ASEAN Regional Forum (ARF) between July 17-23.

The event is expected to bring ministers from 21 countries and 2,000 members of their entourages and journalists to Phuket./.