New Cabinet announced

national October 28, 2012 00:00

By The Nation

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His Majesty the King has issued a royal command to endorse the new Cabinet of Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra.

The appointments of 23 Cabinet members were announced on TVs Sunday.

The 23 positions endorsed are:
1 Surapong Towichakchaikul became deputy prime minister while holding his current foreign minister positon.
2 Plodprasop Suraswadi became deputy prime minister.
3 Pongthep Thepkanchana became deputy prime minister.
4 Warathep Ratanakorn become PM’s Office minister.
5 Sansanee Nakpong became PM’s Office minister.
6 Yukol Limthong became agriculture minister.
7 Siriwat Kachornprasart became deputy agriculture minister.
8 Yutthapong Charassathien became deputy agriculture minister.
9 Chatchachart Sitthiphan became transport minister.
10 Prin Suwannathat became deputy transport minister.
11 Prasert Chanruangthong became deputy transport minister.
12 Pongsak Raktapongpaisarn became energy minister.
13 Natthawut Saikua became deputy commerce minister.
14 Jarupong Ruangsuwan became interior minister.
15 Chat Kuldilok became deputy interior minister.
16 Pracha Prasopdee became deputy interior minister.
17 Sonthaya Khunpluem became culture minister.
18 Worawat Ua-apinyakul became science minister.
19 Sermsak Pongpanit became deputy education minister.
20 Pradit Sinthwanarong became public health minister.
21 Chonlanan Srikaew became deputy public health minister.
22 Prasert Boonchaisuk became industry minister.
23 Thanis Thienthong became deputy industry minister.
Three ministers who were removed from the Cabinet were:
1 Wirun Techapaiboon as deputy finance minister
2 Phum Saraphol as deputy commerce minister 
3 Chuchart Harnsawat as deputy interior minister.