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All-girl idol group BNK48 to meet PM on Tuesday

Apr 23. 2018
File photo: BNK48
File photo: BNK48
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By The Nation

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Members of the famous all-girls “idol” group BNK48 are scheduled to call on Prime Minister General Prayut Chan-o-cha at Government House on Tuesday.

The meeting is part of a public relations event to promote the Public Relations Department’s Happy Family Radio project, which aims to attract younger listeners to its radio station, FM 105 MHz.

The young singers will meet with the PM at his office in the morning, accompanied by Government spokesman Lt-General Sansern Kaewkamnerd, who is concurrently the PRD’s caretaker director-general.

Among the BNK48 singers to call on General Prayut are the band’s “captain” Cherprang Areekul, deputy bandleader Jennis Oprasert, Napapat Woraprueksanon, Warattaya Deesomlert, Praewa Suthampong, Kantira Watcharatassanakul, and Rinrada Inthaisong.

Named after Bangkok, the group is the Thai sister group of Japan’s idol girl group AKB48. It has 26 members as of February.

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