PM and Prawit placed on show of unity over lunch, amid rumours of political infighting

Following murmurings of a rift, the Thai PM has had lunch with deputy PM Prawit Wongsuwon in what may be an try to dispel such rumours. No obligation reviews that the lunch happened yesterday, on the Five Provinces Bordering Forest Preservation Foundation. Both males had just attended a gathering on the Army Club with Interior Minister Anupong Paojinda.
Rumours of battle between the PM and Prawit first emerged when the deputy PM stepped in to ensure Thamanat Prompow remained as secretary-general of the ruling Palang Pracharath Party. Thamanat had beforehand been sacked from his role as deputy agriculture minister over allegations he was involved in a plot to oust the PM.
His sacking might have led to him being eliminated as PPRP secretary-general were it not for Prawit’s intervention. However, that intervention subsequently led to rumours of political infighting between Prawit and the PM. Yesterday’s lunch could have been an try to dispel such hypothesis.
Prior to the lunch, each males and Anupong attended a meeting of the Internal Security Operations Command with military leaders. The assembly, which was chaired by the PM, was referred to as to review ISOC’s efficiency during the last yr and to substantiate a plan for the approaching 12 months. The PM outlined policies for ISOC to increase its focus on regional safety and threats to nationwide safety. He says the command has an necessary supporting function in other agencies’ efforts to resolve the country’s problems, including that the military has a duty to help with nationwide growth.
According to Because , the PM says ISOC and the inside minister must work closely to resolve the country’s problems democratically and that out-of-date laws and laws may be modified to improve effectivity..