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Pornpetch Wichitcholchai elected National Assembly president

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BANGKOK, Aug 8 – Thailand’s National Legislative Assembly (NLA) on Friday unanimously elected Pornpetch Wichitcholchai as the body’s president during their first meeting.

Mr Pornpetch serves as a legal adviser to the National Council for Peace and Order which seized administrative power on May 22. No other contestants were in competition for the post.

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[Photo of Visanu Krue-ngam, left, General Paiboon Khumchaya, centre, and Pornpetch Wichitcholchai at the media conference on the interim charter, courtesy of Prachatai's flickr photostream and  and CSIS Chair for Southeast Asia Studies Facebook Page, used with Creative Commons license]
[Photo of Visanu Krue-ngam, left, General Paiboon Khumchaya, centre, and Pornpetch Wichitcholchai at the media conference on the interim charter, courtesy of Prachatai’s flickr photostream and and CSIS Chair for Southeast Asia Studies Facebook Page, used with Creative Commons license]

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