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Cabinet says yes to SAO elections this year


A Cabinet meeting on Tuesday approved the organisation of elections for members of Subdistrict Administrative Organisations (SAO) nationwide within this year, said Prime Minister’s Office spokesman Thanakorn Wangboonkongchana.

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“The elections will use the Interior Ministry’s budget for fiscal year 2022, whereas the Election Commission of Thailand [ECT] will be responsible for setting the date as well as regulations for the process to prevent Covid-19 from spreading further,” he said.

“As for governor elections in Bangkok and Pattaya, the Cabinet appointed the ECT to set appropriate dates after the SAO elections nationwide,” Thanakorn added.

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Published : September 08, 2021