NLA to review 2015 budget bill on Monday


BANGKOK, 17 August 2014  – The National Legislative Assembly (NLA) will meet on 18th August 2014 to set up an ad hoc committee responsible for drafting the meeting regulations of the NLA and review the 2015 Appropriations Bill. 

After the NLA president and vice presidents were appointed, the assembly president called the 2nd NLA meeting for 18th August 2014 at 10 a.m. The meeting agenda is to acknowledge the appointment of the NLA president and vice presidents and establish the ad hoc committee to draft meeting regulations and to review the 2015 Appropriations Bill worth 2.57 trillion baht. The bill was proposed by Gen.Prayuth Chan-ocha, the Chief of the National Council for Peace and Order.

The NLA is expected to finish reviewing the Appropriations Bill in time of the government’s annual budget disbursements starting on 1st October.