Timeline for formation of new government and swearing-in of PM
Outgoing Deputy Prime Minister Wissanu Krea-ngam on Tuesday (May 23) outlined the timeframe for the formation of the new government.
He laid out the quickest scenario, but cautioned it could change at any point.
July 13 – Deadline for Election Commission to declare the official results of the general election
July 20 – Deadline for new MPs to report to Parliament
July 24 – First parliamentary meeting of the House of Representatives members
July 25 – Voting by members of the House of Representatives to elect the Speaker of the House
July 26 – Royal endorsement from His Majesty the King of the elected House speaker
August 3 – Joint voting between lower and upper houses to elect PM
August 10 – Elected PM appoints the members of the Cabinet
August 11 – Elected PM takes the oath of office/ last day in office of the caretaker Cabinet