His Majesty the King on Sunday granted a royal audience to Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra and the 18 newly appointed cabinet members who took their oaths before the monarch and will now officially assume their duties.
His Majesty the King receives the newly appointed cabinet members to be sworn in at Siriraj Hospital Sunday. (Photo Courtesy of the Royal Household Bureau)
Shortly after learning of the royal audience, Ms Yingluck cut short her two-day visit to Yasothon and Mukdahan to abruptly fly back to Bangkok. The new cabinet members gathered at Government House for a group photo at 5pm.
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