Thailand's caretaker Democrats to elect new leader on Aug 6

09:47, July 20, 2011      

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The Democrat Party will on August 6 hold its extraordinary convention to name a new party leader and a new executive board, including a secretary general, its spokesperson said Tuesday.

The party spokesman Buranut Samuttarak said the convention will be organized at a hotel at 8.30 a.m.

Outgoing party leader and acting PM Abhisit Vejjajiva is tipped to be reelected for a second term but the party's caretaker secretary general Suthep Thuagsuban confirmed Abhisit would not seek his reelection bid.

Abhisit decided to quit the post of party leader on July 4, just a day after the general election on July 3 following the Democrats won seats in the House of Representatives of less than 170.

Meanwhile, Democrat MP Thepthai Senapong posted his Twitter message, revealing four top contenders for secretary general -- Apirak Kosayodhin, Witthaya Kaewparadai, Chalermchai Sri-on and Khunying Kalaya Sophonpanich.

Source:Xinhua
 
 
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