Charter writer Meechai: Unity government 'possible'

Bhichai Rattakul, former leader of the Democrat Party, has suggested a national unity government be formed with the military regime, including the Democrat, Pheu Thai and Bhumjaithai political parties. (Post Today graphic)

The new constitution does not shut the door on the possibility of a national unity government being formed, Constitution Drafting Committee chairman Meechai Ruchupan said Tuesday.

This is essentially a coalition government where all major parties temporarily shelve their differences and agree to work together until a prevailing crisis is resolved.

Mr Meechai was referring to a proposal floated by ex-Democrat Party leader Bhichai Rattakul that three parties form an alliance with the military.

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