Move Forward announces a coalition government with 8 parties and 313 MP seats, nominating Pita as their PM candidate

THURSDAY, MAY 18, 2023

Move Forward’s leader Pita Limjaroenrat announced on Thursday that his party would work with seven other parties in forming the government coalition, who together have a strength of 313 seats in the 500-seat House of Representatives.

The eight-party coalition comprises Move Forward, Pheu Thai, Thai Sang Thai, Thai Liberal, Prachachart, Fair, Plung Sungkom Mai, and Peu Thai Ruamphalang parties.

Pita said during the press conference that all parties are required to sign a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU), with its details set to be released by Monday. 

He added that he would form a committee to efficiently carry on the jobs of the previous government.