New Cabinet named


The new Cabinet of Thailand has been named and received Royal assent. The Cabinet is noteworthy for its lack of any Red Shirt leaders and has been broadly welcomed by commentators and analysts.

The full line up of Ministers as published in the Bangkok Post is as follows:

Yongyuth Wichaidit Deputy Prime Minister
Pol Capt Chalerm Yubamrung Deputy Prime Minister
Pol Gen Kowit Wattana Deputy Prime Minister
Kittirat Na-Ranong Deputy Prime Minister
Chumpol Silpa-archa Deputy Prime Minister
Theera Wongsamut Agriculture and Cooperatives Minister
Pornsak Charoenprasert Deputy Agriculture and Cooperatives Minister
Kittirat Na-Ranong Commerce Minister
Phum Saraphol Deputy Commerce Minister
Siriwat Kachornprasart Deputy Commerce Minister
Sukumol Khunploem Culture Minister
Gen Yutthasak Sasiprapa Defence Minister
Worawat Ua-apinyakul Education Minister
Boonruen Srithares Deputy Education Minister
Surapong Ung-ampornwilai Deputy Education Minister
Pichai Naripthaphan Energy Minister
Thirachai Phuvanatnaranubala Finance Minister
Boonsong Teriyapirom Deputy Finance Minister
Wirun Techapaiboon Deputy Finance Minister
Surapong Towijakchaikul Foreign Minister
Wannarat Channukul Industry Minister
Capt Anudith Nakornthap Information and Communication Technology Minister
Yongyuth Wichaidit Interior Minister
Chuchart Hansawat Deputy Interior Minister
Thanit Thienthong Deputy Interior Minister
Pol Gen Pracha Promnok Justice Minister
Padermchai Sasomsap Labour Minister
Preecha Rengsomboonsuk Natural Resources and Environment Minister
Witthaya Buranasiri Public Health Minister
Torpong Chaiyasarn Deputy Public Health Minister
Plodprasop Suraswadi Science and Technology Minister
Santi Prompat Social Development and Human Security Minister
Chumpol Silpa-archa Tourism and Sports Minister
ACM Sukampol Suwannathat Transport Minister
Pol Lt Gen Chat Kuldilok Deputy Transport Minister
Kittisak Hatthasonkroh Deputy Transport Minister
Surawit Khonsomboon  
Krissana Seehalak Prime Minister’s Office Ministers
Bunthoon Supakkawanich Prime Minister’s secretary
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