Prem returns home now

Privy Council president Gen Prem Tinsulanonda was discharged from Phra Mongkutklao army hospital this morning after having recovered from his illness.

Gen Prem was admitted to the hospital on August 29 after suffering from inflamed lung.

In a statement released by the hospital today, it said the privy council president has recovered and his condition has improved satisfactorily after an operation.

It said that after the operation, Gen Prem could breathe well  and  perform his regular activities as usual and there was no sign of any further complications from the surgery.

The team of doctors were satisfied with his physical health and agreed to allow him to return to his Sisao Theves residence but he remains under close monitoring by doctors.