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Interior Ministry shuffle sees governors, directors moved

Aug 06. 2019
Anupong Paochinda
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By The Nation

The Cabinet on Tuesday approved the transfers of 31 senior Interior Ministry officials, including deputy permanent secretaries, directors general and provincial governors.

Government spokeswoman Naruemol Pinyosinwat said the reshuffle proposed by Interior Minister General Anupong Paochinda was given the nod in Cabinet, with all transfers to take effect on October 1.

Among key moves, Samut Sakhon Governor Somkid Chanthamaruek becomes deputy permanent secretary, replacing Thanakhom Jongjira.

Thanakhom moves to the director general’s job at the Provincial Administration Department.

Local Administration Department director general Sutthipong Julacharoen will now lead the Community Development Department.

Nisit Chansomwong leaves that post in Community Development to take over the Land Department, replacing Prayoon Ratanasenee, who in turn moves to the Local Administration Department.

Tak Governor Charoenrit Sa-nguansat will be the new boss in Chiang Mai.

The Cabinet agreed that Nakhon Ratchasima Governor Wichian Chantharanothai should remain in office another year, through September 2020.

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