Blind ex-Thai embassy employee alleges neglect, seeks compensation

Countering accusations made by a former member of staff on the Thai embassy in Paris, the Foreign Affairs Ministry has refuted claims of embassy neglect following the irreversible lack of her eyesight. Previously employed as a half of the embassy service team from 2009 till 2012, Rattanaporn Saeng-on, aged forty five, was found by authorities trying to intentionally endanger herself in transferring site visitors on Vibhavadi Rangsit Road final Friday.
Rattanaporn accuses the embassy of abandoning her after she lost her sight and claims she was by no means afforded the correct degree of compensation becoming her predicament. Heartbreakingly, she confesses she lost her will to stay as a result citing embassy neglect. Kanchana Patarachoke, the Foreign Affairs Ministry’s spokesperson, stated on Saturday that Rattanaporn began ageing from glaucoma, a genetically predisposed situation, that pre-dated her employment on the embassy, additional including that lots of Rattanaporn’s relations are also impacted by the condition.
Rattanaporn resigned from her role at the embassy, citing well being reasons, in 2012. She appealed to the ministry in 2018 for help together with her condition. Once the ministry had consulted the Comptroller General’s Department (CGD), a particular monetary package of 196,549 baht was approved.
Rattanaporn later submitted a subsequent request for additional monetary help for one million baht, which was relayed to the CGD by the ministry. In 2021, her enchantment to the ombudsman against the CGD for his or her refusal of her further assist was rejected given the lack of proof in assist of her declare. Instead, the ombudsman advised the CGD to seek out other ways to alleviate Rattanaporn’s grievances.
Despite their efforts, in March, the CGD announced it was unable to offer any additional help, on situation that Rattanaporn was no longer a governmental employee and had already received a compensation bundle. She was duly knowledgeable reported Bangkok Post.
After she had been saved from the damaging site visitors on Friday at Vibhavadi Rangsit Road, Rattanaporn insisted she was in determined need of the previously requested compensation. She recalled how she served beneath a Thai ambassador in Phnom Pehn in 2007, who later moved to Paris. Before relocating to Paris in skilled service to the ambassador, she had undergone a well being check-up, passing with nearly perfect health, aside from minor shortsightedness and astigmatism.
However, after Private in Paris, the severity of her eye situation became linked to the cold climate. She raised her well being concerns with the ambassador who facilitated an appointment with a neighborhood medical professional. However, obstacles with language meant she didn’t receive the required remedy, which immediately resulted in her permanent lack of sight, in accordance with Rattanaporn.
Rattanaporn alleges that she was tricked by the ambassador into signing a doc underneath false pretences. She believed the document was a request for medical treatment in Thailand, but found too late that it was, in reality, her letter of resignation..

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