Meeting to discuss delay of election starts Wednesday
January 15, 2014 00:00
A government-sponsored meeting held to discuss the Election Commission (EC)'s suggestion to delay the February 2 poll started at 10.30am Wednesday. Caretaker PrimeYingluck Shinawatra attended the meeting with about 70 participants. Meanwhile, five members of the EC did not join, but EC secretary general Puchon Nutrawong represented it at the meeting. Permanent Secretary for Justice Kittipong Kittayarak, who posted on his Facebook page yesterday that the election should be postponed for three to six months, did not join the meeting. The Democrat Party and the anti-government People's Democratic Reform Committee (PDRC) that held mass rallies in the capital did not send representatives to attend the event.