Thailand’s new parliament has elected military government chief Prayuth Chan-ocha as the country’s prime minister. He received 500 votes to 244 for Thanathorn Juangroongruangkit of the Future Forward Party. Prayuth’s appointment becomes official when it is endorsed by King Maha Vajiralongkorn.
Static/Current Takeaways Important For LIC AAO Mains 2019:
- Thailand Capital: Bangkok, Currency: Baht.