Hundreds of employees of the state-owned Telephone Organization of Thailand (TOT) welcomed a motorcycle convoy at the vanguard of the protest on Chaeng Wattana Road by blowing whistles and shaking rattles.
"To speak frankly, I don't like this government," said one female TOT employee who asked to remain anonymous. "There have been a lot ofirregular practices under their administration."
Earlier state officials in some ministries were seen greeting and welcoming the anti-government protesters who marched to "visit" their offices.
Some ministries, including foreign affairs, allowed officials to go home. The protesters laid siege on Wednesday to key government offices like the ministries of Industry, Energy, Labour, Public Health, foreign affairs and Commerce. During their march, people along the road were seen cheering them on.
Meanwhile a hundred officials of Public Health Ministry gathered in front of the Permanent Secretary Office’s building blew whistles as well as waved flags while waiting for the protesters. Some officials at Commerce Ministry also greeted the protesters.