The Senate on Friday night elected Surachai Liangboonlertchai as its new speaker.
Fellow senators, including Pol Gen Jongrak (front row, third from right), congratulate Mr Surachai (front row, fourth from right) after he was elected new Senate speaker late on Friday. CHANAT KATANYU
He won 96 votes while Pol Gen Jongrak Jutanont, the other candidate, got 51, with one absention.
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