Prime Minister of Thailand Prayuth Chan-o-cha. Photo THX
HÀ NỘI — Prime Minister Nguyễn Xuân Phúc on Thursday sent a message congratulating Prayuth Chan-o-cha on his election as Prime Minister of Thailand.
In the message, PM Phúc expressed his belief that PM Prayuth Chan-o-cha will make greater contributions to the national socio-economic development, turning Thailand into a kingdom of peace and development, enjoying the growing prestige in ASEAN, the region and the world.
PM Phúc stated he will continue working closely with PM Prayuth Chan-o-cha to deepen the Việt Nam-Thailand Strategic Partnership in an efficient manner.
Members of the House of Representatives and Senate of Thailand on Wednesday voted for Prayut Chan-o-cha of the Palang Pracharath Party to be the 29th prime minister of the country.
After more than 10 hours of debate among MPs and senators, Prayut received a total of 500 votes, returning as PM for a second term after a five-year term since the 2014 coup. — VNS