The approval was made at today's meeting of the EC. The meeting was attended by only four of the five commissioners. One member, Thirawat Thirarojvit, is away on an official trip observing election processes in Germany.
The EC also voted 3-1 to dismiss the secretary-general of the Office of the Education Council and former secretary-general of the Vocational Education Commission Sasithara Pichaichannarong from government service.
She was dismissed for serious breach of discipline in the procurement of vocational education equipment. as proposed by the Education Ministry.