New top brass named, Udomdej succeeds Prayuth as Army Chief

Thailand News Breaking News

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BANGKOK, 8 September 2014 (NNT) – His Majesty the King has granted royal endorsement for the nomination of a number of military officials to their new positions.

A royal command has been announced in the Royal Gazette to officially approve new positions assigned to a total of 1,092 military officials. Their appointments are scheduled to take effect on October 1, 2014. One of the appointees is Army Chief of Staff Gen Sirichai Ditthakul, who has been named the new Permanent Secretary of the Ministry of Defense.

Read more: NNT

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