Caretaker Minister of Science and Technology dies of stroke


BANGKOK, April 30 —  Phiraphan Phalusuk, caretaker Minister of Science and Technology died early today at age 68 from stroke.

Mr Phiraphan was admitted to Phyathai Nawamin Hospital on Sunday and died Wednesday morning, a day after receiving brain surgery.

Six times an MP for the northeastern province of Yasothon, Mr. Phiraphan played a key role as a legal expert on the Pheu That Party legal team.

He was appointed  Minister of Science and Technology in 2013.