Thousands of area residents and government officials filed into Pattaya City Hall to congratulate newly re-elected Mayor Itthiphol Kunplome and city council members.
The line of well-wishers stretched from city hall’s ground-floor entrance up to the fourth floor July 11, with many offering flowers and a few shedding tears.
Pattaya Permanent Secretary Pakorn Sukhonthachat presented city leaders with their official documents before Itthiphol announced the reappointment of his deputy mayors and outlined their responsibilities.
Newly re-elected Mayor Itthiphol Kunplome receives congratulations from the Pattaya Housewives and Ladies Group.
Wattana Chantanawaranon will be responsible for education, registration and finance; Wutisak Rermkitkarn for public works and social welfare; Verawat Khakhay for sanitation and the environment; and Ronakit Ekasingh for control and prevention for control and prevention of social security (the civil officers dept.) and public safety (fire and accidents).
City council representatives break down by region as follows.
Region 1 is represented by Banlue Kullavanijaya, Jidapa Suwattaporn, Thatchai Supspornpasuphat, Anupong Bhudanawarut, Urit Nantasurasak, and Vichet Nongyai.
Region 2 is represented by Rattanachai Sutidechanai, Farooq Wongborisuthi, Manoch Nongyai, Morakot Noohuang; Ithiwat Wattanasartsathorn, and Yuwida Jeerapan.
Region 3 is represented by Vichai Rodpia, Visalya Phettrakul, Nakhon Phonlookin, Chanansa Sutthithamrongsawat, Sanit Boonmachai, and Banjong Banthoonprayuk.
Region 4 is represented by Tavich Chaiswangwong, Phansak Saengchan, Praiwan Arromchuen, Thongchai Ardzong, Amnuai Somphongtham and Choosak Sriwatjanapong.
The initiation ceremony was followed by presentation of flowers from various associations including the New Naklua Market Housewives Group, Soi 5 Thunwa community, Pattaya Housewives and Ladies Group, Pattaya Isaan Club and many more.