Caretaker Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra is expected to send her representatives to acknowledge a charge of negligence of duty on her behalf.
A source close to the premier said Ms Yingluck is unlikely to meet the National Anti-Corruption Commission (NACC) face to face and will answer the allegation in writing.
The anti-graft agency decided to press a charge of negligence of duty against Ms Yingluck over her role in the debt-ridden rice-pledging scheme and summoned her to answer the charge next Thursday. Ms Yingluck chairs the the National Rice Policy Committee responsible for implementing the scheme.
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