Activist Says Naming Bridge After Prayuth May Cost Him Premiership

19.01.2020 - 05:44

BANGKOK — A transparency campaigner on Friday said a request by a government lawmaker to name a proposed bridge after PM Prayuth Chan-ocha risks breaching the nation’s highest law. Activist Srisuwan Janya said naming the bridge, which would link Nakhon Si Thammarat’s mainland with the popular tourist island of Samui, after Prayuth may violate Section 186 of the 2017 Constitution, which bans the Prime Minister from using his title to advance his interests, whether directly or indirectly.

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