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Prayut has no plans to be PM again: NCPO

Aug 30. 2016
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By JUTHATHIP LUCKSANAWONG,

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NATIONAL Council for Peace and Order (NCPO) spokesman Colonel Piyapong Klinpan Tuesday rejected reports that Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha wanted to set up a military-dominated political party, saying the idea was initiated by other people based on the
Prayut wanted to work to resolve the country’s problems, Piyapong said, adding that the prime minister had not told him that he wanted to enter politics or made a statement about accepting a role as an unelected premier in the next government. 
Asked if he believed that Prayut would follow in the footsteps of former prime minister and Privy Council president General Prem Tinsulanonda, who was backed by political parties, Piyapong said that was also other peoples’ idea, not Prayut’s. 

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