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Candidate from the "Pheu Thai" party, 60-year-old Srettha Thavisin, has been elected as the 30th Prime Minister of Thailand.

Candidate from the "Pheu Thai" party, 60-year-old Srettha Thavisin, has been elected as the 30th Prime Minister of Thailand.

According to official data, his candidacy was supported by 482 parliamentarians. Against him, 165 members of parliament voted, and 81 abstained.

Representatives of the Pheu Thai party during the voting for the Prime Minister of Thailand.
 
Srettha Thavisin is a former president and executive director of the real estate developer Sansiri Plc, the second largest real estate company in Thailand.
 
Srettha obtained a Master of Business Administration (MBA) degree in finance from Claremont University in the United States. He began his career as a product manager assistant at P&G Thailand and later transitioned to the real estate sector.
 
"It is a great honor for me to be elected as the 30th Prime Minister of Thailand. I would like to express my gratitude to all citizens of Thailand and esteemed members of parliament. I commit to fulfilling my duties to the best of my abilities and strive to improve the quality of life for all my fellow citizens," stated Srettha.
 
The leader of the "Forward Movement" party, Pita Limjaroenrat, commented on the results of today's vote. According to his words, the new government has gone against the mandate received in the elections.
 
Statement by the leader of the Move Forward party regarding the voting for the Prime Minister of Thailand.
 
He declared that the new government will never achieve societal changes and does not deserve trust in the context of public disappointment and undermined trust in authority.
 
Pita assured that his party will never betray the people's trust and will continue to fulfill its promises.
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