PAD affirms it will station itself in front of Finance Ministry to pressure resignation from minister

August 26th, 2008 - 1:50 pm ICT by Amrit Rashmisrisethi  

People’s Alliance for Democracy (PAD) Liaison Suriyasai Katasila (สุริยะใส กตะศิลา) affirmed that the PAD would hold fast it’s protest in front of the Ministry of Finance for an initial one night. Mr. Suriyasai stated that the act was to pressure the resignation of Finance Minister Doctor Surapong Suebwonglee .

The PAD indicated that evidence had been brought to light that the ministry had spent funds in an nontransparent fashion. The group is also attempting to egg on support from civil servants within the ministry.

Source : National News Bureau, Public Relations Department of Thailand

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