BANGKOK, 4 June 2015 – Prime Minister General Prayut Chan-o-cha denied rumors that he was considering postponing general elections another two years.
General Prayut stated that his government would prefer not to amend the constitution in order to put off general elections. He added that it is the public’s decision whether he should remain as the Prime Minister of Thailand.
He said that unless it was being proposed to the Cabinet, the matter would have to be considered by the same procedure used by other administrative changes in the past.
Regarding his previous comment expressing concern for the new administration, the Premier said it was intended to encourage all parties to support national stability and move the country forward.
He said that if people want him to stay in power, then they must do so by exercising their voting rights.