GEN. PRAYUT CHAN-O-CHA, THE THAI PRIME MINISTER, WILL CONCURRENTLY SERVE AS DEFENCE MINISTER

The Thai Prime Minister, General Prayut Chan-O-Cha and his Cabinet were officially endorsed by His Majesty the King and the Prime Minister will also serve as the country’s Defence Minister while General Prawit Wongsuwon chairs as Deputy Prime Minister in the government. Gen Anupong Paojinda is staying on as Interior Minister.

Other key positions in the Cabinet are as follows:

  • General Prawit Wongsuwon, Deputy Defence Minister;
  • General Chaichan Changmongkol, Deputy Defence Minister;
  • General Anupong Paochinda, Interior Minister;
  • Mr. Niphon Boonyamanee, Deputy Interior Minister;
  • Mr. Songsak Thongsri, Deputy Interior Minister
  • Mr. Somsak Thepsuthin, Justice Minister;
  • Mr. Saksayam Chidchob, Transport Minister;
  • Mr. Suriya Juangroongruangkit, Industry Minister

Gen. Prayut Chan-o-Cha has been a supporter of Defense and Security Thailand and has attended the show in the previous editions. With full support from the Thai Ministry of Defence and the on-going military modernization of the Royal Thai Army, Navy and Airforce, plus security agencies, all will go to make Thailand one of the fastest-growing areas for military spending in ASEAN.

As the multi-national exhibition is held in neutral Thailand, the event has proved to be an ideal place to showcase the latest military hardware to global decision makers. It is recognized as one of the most important tri-service military events in the region. For manufacturers in the defense and internal security industry, Defense and Security 2019 is a ‘must-exhibit’ event with over 400 defense and internal security related companies on hand, including the world’s most famous military manufacturers in all three services - Land, Sea & Air plus internal Security.

Thousands of high-ranking military officers, security personnel and decision makers will be attending the event, including official delegations from 68 appointed countries - especially ASEAN and Ministers of Defense and Chiefs of Armed Forces. More than 60 nations from over 500 exhibiting companies will be participating in the show which will occupy over 30,000 square meters at the IMPACT Exhibition Center.

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