Thailand – The Prime Minster, Prayut Chan-o-cha denied having conveyed a message that he was underwriting previous lead representative Pol Gen Aswin Kwanmuang by visiting Klong Ong Ang. Along with this, Gen Prayut’s visit to Klong Ong Ang, which turned into a well known relaxation spot under Pol Gen Aswin’s City Hall rudder, harmonized with the main day of enrollment for Bangkok’s gubernatorial race.
For this reason, Pol Gen Aswin, selected by the National Council for Peace and Order (NCPO) as city lead representative in October 2016, was among 20 up-and-comers who applied to challenge the political decision. A few saw the state head’s visit as a sign he was pulling for the previous lead representative, yet the head of the state denied any association.
Alongside this, Gen Prayut has shared that renewing the city’s channels was one of the public authority’s arrangements and added he wanted that Bangkok lead representative competitors could execute their strategies in the wake of being chosen.
Consequently, Gen Prayut additionally encouraged citizens to pick sober mindedness, which moreover matched with Gen Aswin’s comments that he was a practitioner. The ex-lead representative had refered to the Klong Ong Ang channel remodel plot, which won a 2020 United Nations Human Settlements Program (UN-Habitat) Asian Townscape Award, as one of his accomplishments.
Consequently, Chaithawat Tulathon, secretary-general of the Move Forward Party (MFP), said the top state leader made a solid sign about the competitor he was supporting. He said city occupants would need to choose if they needed a lead representative who has close associations with the present public government. Notwithstanding, Apichai Techa-ubon, a Palang Pracharath Party political decision chief, rejected that Gen Prayut’s visit had nothing to do with the impending nearby races.
He added that while the Palang Pracharath Party wasn’t challenging the Bangkok gubernatorial political decision, it was handling competitors in the political race for the Bangkok city committee.
Morever, As far as it matters for him, Pol Gen Aswin, who is running as a free up-and-comer, said yesterday he would go on with existing undertakings and approaches.