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New ministers revealed in reshuffled Cabinet

Aug 06. 2020
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By The Nation

The new and royally endorsed Cabinet line-up was revealed by the Royal Gazette today.

Incumbent Foreign Minister Don Pramudwinai has been appointed as Deputy Prime Minister.

Supattanapong Punmeechaow has been handed the posts of deputy PM and Energy Minister. Supattanapong is former director of PTT Global Chemical.

Former Kasikornbank president Predee Daochai has been appointed as Finance Minister.

Anek Laothamatas has been appointed as Minister of Higher Education, Science, Research and Innovation. He is an executive member of the Action Coalition for Thailand Party.

Palang Pracharath Party secretary-general Anucha Nakasai has been appointed as PM’s Office Minister.

Chonburi MP Suchart Chomklin has been appointed as Labour Minister.

Former government spokeswoman Narumon Pinyosinwat takes the post of deputy Labour Minister.

Almost 80 per cent of chief executive officers of large organisations in Thailand hope the new Cabinet will be able to start working immediately and with a deep understanding of local and foreign economies, according to a Krungthep Turakit newspaper survey of 100 CEOs in various sectors.

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