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Easy win for PM, Cabinet members in voting after censure debate


Members of the House of Representatives gave overwhelming support to Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha and his Cabinet on Friday (February 28) after a vote of confidence was held on the premier and five ministers following a four-day censure debate from February 24-27.

The voting results were as follow:
Prime Minister and Minister of Defence General Prayut Chan-o-cha: 272 votes for, 49 votes against, two abstained from voting from a total of 323 voters.
Deputy Prime Minister General Prawit Wongsuwan: 277 votes for, 50 votes against, two abstained from voting from a total of 329 voters.
Deputy Prime Minister Wissanu Krea-ngam: 272 votes for, 54 votes against, two abstained from voting from a total of 328 voters.
Interior Minister General Anupong Paochinda: 272 votes for, 54 votes against, two abstained from voting from a total of 328 voters.
Foreign Minister Don Pramudwinai: 272 votes for, 55 votes against, two abstained from voting from a total of 329 voters.
Deputy Minister of Agriculture and Cooperatives Captain Thamanat Prompow: 269 votes for, 55 votes against, seven abstained from voting from a total of 331 voters.

Published : February 28, 2020

By : THE NATION