PPP to single out new PMSeptember 15th, 2008 - 2:10 pm ICT by Amrit Rashmisrisethi
People Power Party (PPP) will host its executive committee’s meeting this morning to select candicates for new prime minister, replacing its leader Mr. Samak Sundaravej.
The event takes place at around 10.00 am. After that, the party’s MPs meeting will be hosted at 2.00 pm. to sound out MPs., views on the issue. The candidates’ names will be nominated to five coalition parties for consideration. They will jointly attend a press conference on the maater on September 16.
The party’s current two deputies, including caretaker prime minister Mr. Somcahi Wongsawat, and Justice Minister Mr. Sompong Amornwiwat, are tipped to be nominated racing for the PM post
Source : National News Bureau, Public Relations Department of Thailand