Prayuth to receive royal command at Army headquarters Monday

national August 24, 2014 15:12

By The Nation

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Gen Prayuth Chan-ocha, the National Council for Peace and Order (NCPO) chief and the Army chief, will Monday receive a royal command formally appointing him the prime minister in a ceremony to be held at the Army headquarters.



The ceremony is scheduled to begin at 10.39am, sources from Royal Thai Army said.

Preparations for the ceremony have been made on Sunday at Reception Room 221 of Building No 2 of the army headquarters.

Media will not be allowed inside to report the ceremony. However, the ceremony will be broadcast live through the Television Pool of Thailand.

Gen Prayuth will not make a speech to public after the ceremony, according to the sources.