Interim Deputy PM resigns

September 16th, 2008 - 11:07 am ICT by Amrit Rashmisrisethi  

Samak Sundaravej
Iterim Deputy Prime Minister Sahas Bunditkul (สหัส บัณฑิตกุล) had submitted his resignation from the post of deputy prime minister and that the resignation will take effect today. He affirmed that his reason for withdrawal from the position does not involve any conflict with anyone but is related to his health.

Deputy Secretary-General to the Prime Minister Supamas Idsarapakdee (ศุภมาส อิศรภักดี) corroborated Mr. Sahas’ claims elaborating that the resignation was submitted to Interim PM Somchai Wongasawat through Deputy Prime Minister Police General Kowit Watana (โกวิท วัฒนะ).

Mr. Sahas is a close personal friend to both former PM Samak Sundaravej and his wife.

Source : National News Bureau, Public Relations Department of Thailand

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