Thai Cabinet backs plan to set up reconciliation committee


The Parliament’s two-day extraordinary session was held to seek a resolution to the ongoing political unrest in Bangkok. - Reuters

BANGKOK (The Nation/ANN): The Cabinet has agreed that a reconciliation committee should be set up to find a way of resolving the ongoing political crisis, Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha said after attending a Cabinet meeting on Wednesday (Oct 28).

He said the committee will be appointed by the House and will include representatives of different parties, the Senate, members of Parliament and pro-democracy activists.

The Parliament’s two-day extraordinary session held to seek a resolution to the ongoing political unrest was wrapped up on Tuesday.

Pro-democracy activists have been holding protests demanding the prime minister’s resignation, amendments to the charter and reforms to the monarchy. - The Nation/Asia News Network

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