By The Nation
The resignation is expected to take effect from next Wednesday when a farewell lunch party is scheduled.
Sources said Adul’s subordinates have already began packing his belongings at the Office of the Minister.
It is also believed that the ministry’s permanent secretary, Jarin Chakkaphark, will also leave office to become a senator.
The news has circulated at the ministry with widespread criticism.
However, responding to media inquiry, Jarin’s secretary dismissed the report, saying the permanent secretary remained in office.
The names of the junta-appointed Senate are due to be revealed next Friday, three days after the election results are to be announced as prescribed by the Constitution.