Cabinet appoints new deputy government spokesman

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BANGKOK, 26 May 2015 – The Cabinet has resolved to appoint many officials to their new positions, including Maj Gen Weerachon Sukondhapatipak who was named a deputy government spokesperson.

According to Deputy Government Spokesperson Maj Gen Sansern Kaewkamnerd, Maj Gen Weerachon, who was a member of the Prime Minister’s working team overseeing foreign affairs, was chosen during the weekly Cabinet meeting as another deputy spokesperson for the government. Following the meeting, the premier reportedly cited the new deputy spokesman’s proficiency as an interpreter as a reason for his nomination for the job.

Maj Gen Sansern added that the Cabinet also endorsed Mr Sermsakool Klaikaew as Governor of the Provincial Electricity Authority and Mr Kasemsan Jinnawaso as Permanent Secretary for Natural Resources and Environment.

Meanwhile, Mr Anan Lila was appointed the Inspector-General of the Ministry of Agriculture and Cooperatives while Mr Somchai Channarongkul became Deputy Permanent Secretary of the Ministry.