PM, army brass offer blessing to Prem

Caretaker Prime Minister and Defence Minister Yingluck Shinawatra on Wednesday led military top brass to give New Year blessings to Privy Council chairman Prem Tinsulanonda at his Si Sao Thewes residence.

She was accompanied by Deputy Supreme commander Gen Worapong Sanganet, permanent secretary for defence Gen Nipat Thonglek, army chief Gen Prayuth Chan-ocha, navy chief Adm Narong Pipattanasai and air force chief ACM Prachin Chanthong.

Ms Yingluck gave a flower vase to Gen Prem, while the statesman presented a tie to her as a New Year present.

After that Ms Yingluck traveled to a special reception room at the Army Club in Thewes, to allow the military top brass to offer her a New Year blessing.

Gen Prem will open his doors to well-wishers offering him New Year blessings on Thursday.

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Discussion 1 : 01/01/2014 at 06:18 PM
Self appointed Minister of Defense with zero experience leading Military Top Brass, Okay ?
Discussion 2 : 01/01/2014 at 04:27 PM
I maybe wrong, but I think it was meant for Thaksin.
Discussion 3 : 01/01/2014 at 02:53 PM
A whistle would have been hilarious!
Discussion 4 : 01/01/2014 at 02:23 PM
" the statesman presented a tie to her" , is it just my lack of Thainess that sees this as a strange present to give to a woman?

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