Crown Prince: Opening of NLA – ‘propitious sign of beginning’


BANGKOK, 7 August 2014  – His Royal Highness Crown Prince Maha Vajiralongkorn today called on members of the National Legislative Assembly to urgently implement their task in order to bring stability to the country and happiness to the people. 

Representing His Majesty the King at the state ceremony of opening the National Legislative Assembly at the Ananta Samakhom Throne Hall this afternoon, HRH the Crown Prince said the opening of the NLA was regarded a sign of propitious beginning as its members would meet to draft the constitution and issue laws that would allow the country to proceed in a democratic manner.

His Royal Highness urged all the 197 NLA members to pool their forces and work to the best of their ability to ensure all the affairs were to be carried out straightforwardly in a righteous manner and in line with the rule of law.

The NLA was opened in accordance with the provisional charter 2014. The function was also attended by members of the National Council for Peace and Order and foreign diplomats. The NLA is scheduled to convene tomorrow (Friday) to elect its speaker and two deputy speakers.