Democrat Party selects new executive committee on Dec. 9, appoints Chalermchai as party director

Bangkok, Democrat Party calls on 9 Dec. to choose a new government committee. Increase the quorum to 150 people on standby if the quorum is not complete while appointing "Chalermchai" as acting party leader.

After the meeting of the Democrat Party Executive Committee, the acting group spent 4 hours debating legal issues and meeting regulations. To set a date for selecting a new party leader and party executive committee. The meeting resolved to hold an extraordinary general meeting of the Democrat Party on December 9, 2023, including amending the regulations to increase the quorum by another 150 people, coming from regional representatives, 30 people per region, as a backup in case the quorum is not complete. By allowing Democrat Party members to apply in person. If there are more than the number of applicants, the lottery method will be used. A committee has been set up to consider the qualifications of 5 members who will form a quorum, consisting of Mr. Chanin Rungsaeng, Ms. Phongsri Tharapoom, Lt. Sutham Rahong. , Mr. Thana Chirawinij and Mrs. Khanitha Niphakasem, party branch representatives

Meanwhile, the meeting resolved to appoint Mr. Chalermchai Sri-on as acting secretary-general of the party. Acting party leader Another position In place of Mr. Jurin Laksanawisit, who resigned from the position of acting party leader earlier. By Mr. Chalermchai Able to act in both positions Because party regulations do not prohibit it.

As for the atmosphere in the meeting, there was no discussion of the case of Mr. Jurin. Resigned from acting party leader

However, reporters reported that Mr. Sathit Pitutecha, acting deputy leader of the Central Region Party. has proposed Mr. Ong-at Klampaiboon as acting deputy party leader was the acting party leader, but Mr. Ong-at requested to withdraw, causing the meeting to vote for Mr. Chalermchai Acting party leader while the party leader and party secretary candidates So far, it is unclear who will be nominated. Although Mr. Narapat Kaewthong was previously a party leader candidate will come out to confirm that Still interested in competing for the position of party leader Therefore, we must keep an eye on whether Mr. Chalermchai will ultimately be the leader of the party or not.

Source: Thai News Agency