Urgent : Government House prepares for royal endorsement of Prayut

politics June 10, 2019 19:13

By The Nation

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Authorities make preparations at Government House amid reports that Prayut Chan-o-cha will soon be royally endorsed as Thailand’s 29th PM.



Prayut, the incumbent PM, won 500 votes in a joint Parliamentary voting session last week, beating Future Forward Party leader and PM candidate Thanathorn Juangroongruangkit, who got 244 votes. 

Officials from the state-run Channel 11 TV station were seen positioning equipment for live broadcast. 

The date and time of Prayut’s royal endorsement as yet to be announced.