Cabinet approval will be sought for the extension of the emergency decree in three southern border provinces for another three months from March 19, National Security Council chief Lt-Gen Paradorn Pattanathabutr said on Monday.
He said this was decided at today's meeting of the committee on the administration of the emergency situation chaired by Deputy Prime Minister Chalerm Yubamrung.
The emergency decree currently imposed in Pattani, Yala and Narathiwat provinces is due to expire on March 19. A proposal for the extension of the decree would be tabled to the cabinet for consideration next week, he added.
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