Thai court suspends prime minister

suspends prime minister

In Thailand, the Constitutional Court has suspended the country’s prime minister.

According to the news agency, the Thai court heard the request for revision of the 8-year term limit of the Prime Minister.

The petition regarding the tenure of the Prime Minister’s office was filed by the central opposition party

in which the position was taken that the 8-year term of the office of the Prime Minister has been completed.

Prayuth Chan-ocha took office in 2014 after overthrowing an elected government, becoming the civilian.

prime minister in 2019 after elections under a military-drafted constitution.

The news agency says that the Deputy Prime Minister of Thailand is likely to take over the post of interim Prime Minister.

It should be noted that general elections in Thailand are scheduled to be held in May next year.