House of Representatives schedules new PM vote for this Friday

September 10th, 2008 - 2:57 pm ICT by Amrit Rashmisrisethi  

Samak Sundaravej

Following a submission of the verdict from the Constitution Tribunal on the Prime Minister’s cooking show involvement case to Secretary-General of the House of Representatives Pitoon Poomhiran (พิทูร พุ่มหิรัญ), the secretary-general met with House Speaker Chai Chidchob (ชัย ชิดชอบ) to discuss the voting parameters to find elect a new PM. Mr. Chai stated that he has set the vote to take this Friday September 12th at 9:30.

For the time being, the House Speaker will circulate a memo to reveal the matter to MPs. Mr. Chai assured that the set date was not rushed due to concerns over political turnabouts but so that the nation’s administration would not experience a lack of stability of the loss of its leader.

Source : National News Bureau, Public Relations Department of Thailand

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