PM endorses new board of iTV
Prime Minister Surayud Chulanont signed an appointment of new executive board of TiTV, a former iTV, on Friday, Permanent Secretary of PM's Office, Chulayuth Hiranyawasit said.
The board will start working on March 7, a day after its concession with PM's Office is revoked as it failed to pay debt of Bt100 billion. The iTV will from now on run by the new nine-member executive board which is chaired by PM's Office Minister Dipavadi Meksawan.
The panel comprises Chulayuth as deputy chairman and committee men; Puttisak Namdet (director of legal department, PM's Office, Chira Hongladarom (mass media expert), Porntip Jala, Suparat Wattanakul (deputy permanet secretary of finance ministry, Kampee Kaewcharoen (ex-attorney general), Chitnarong Kunakritsadakarn (deputy executive director of Mass Communication Authority of Thailand) and Wuttipan Wichairat (director of Budget Bureau).
The panel will meet Friday, Chulayuth said. Name and logo of the station will be changed to "Thai Independent Television (TITV).