Senate speaker, deputy speaker seats filled without contest

Breaking News May 24, 2019 21:14

By The Nation

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A former member of the junta-appointed National Legislative Assembly (NLA), Pornpetch Vichitcholchai, was on Friday affirmed as speaker of the new junta-appointed Senate.

The deputy speaker positions went to former NLA member General Singhsuek Singhprai and former Election Commission president Supachai Somcharoen.

They were the sole candidates for the posts, guaranteeing their success without any voting.

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