Thai Prime Minister Prayut Survives Fourth No Confidence Resolution | Political News
The former Army Chief of Staff survived a four-day cross-examination to guarantee his position as prime minister until his term ended in March.
Thai Prime Minister Prayut Chan-Ocha survived a vote of no confidence in parliament in his last major test prior to the upcoming general election within a year.
After a four-day grill live on television, the 68-year-old former Army Chief of Staff won enough votes on Saturday, guaranteeing his position as prime minister until his term ended in March.
Opposition accused Prayut and his government of corruption and financial mismanagement and required more than 239 of 477 parliamentary votes to dismiss him.
In the end, Prayut won 256 votes, with 206 against him. There were nine abstentions.
Prayut’s performance was voted for the fourth time since he was elected home. Remain The 2019 Prime Minister said the opposition was held after the election under rules designed to maintain his power.Prayut who first seized power 2014 coupRejected the complaint.
The Previous distrust resolution Last September, the Prayut government received 264 votes in a question about dealing with a coronavirus pandemic.
protest New elections have been held for two years, calling for the prime minister’s resignation, and recent polls show that Prayut’s popularity is declining.
Prayut does not say anything about when the election will take place.
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