A meeting between representatives of political parties on one side and the government, National Council for Peace and Order (NCPO) and Election Commission (EC) on the other side began at about 2 pm on Monday (June 25) at the army club on Vibhavadi Rangsit road.
The meeting is for all sides concerned to discuss preparations for a general meeting, tentatively scheduled for February. The political parties are expected to propose the lifting of the NCPO’s ban on political activities to allow them to conduct political campaigns.
Representing the government and the NCPO at the meeting are deputy prime ministers Prawit Wongsuwon and Wissanu Kreangam. The EC is represented by Supachai Somcharoen.
About 60 political parties — except Pheu Thai and Future Forward parties — took part in the meeting.
The Democrat Party team of representatives is led by Jurin Laksanavisit, the Chartthaipattana team by Varawut Silpa-archa and Nikorn Chamnong and the Bhumjaithai team by Saksayam Chidchob.
The Constitution Drafting Committee (CDC) sent Prapan Naikowit to attend the meeting as an observer.
As the press was not allowed to participate in this meeting, it is expected that The result of the meeting will be revealed by Mr Wissanu after the meeting ends.