PM seeks Thai New Year blessing from Gen Prem

Prime Minister Gen Prayut Chan-o-cha led his cabinet ministers and military top brass to wish Privy Council president Gen Prem Tin­su­lanonda and receive his blessing at his Si Sao Theves residence on Wednesday morning.

The traditional call on the Statesman was two days ahead of the upcoming Songkran festival, Thai traditional new year, which starts from Friday.

Gen Prayut presented the Privy Council president with a bou­quet of flowers and wished him happy, good health, and live a long life.

Gen Prem thanked the prime minister for the wishes and commended Gen Prayut for his leadership that he was confident could bring the country to peace and happiness.

He wished the prime minister to succeed in work.