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Viroj named acting Pheu Thai leader

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The Pheu Thai executive board yesterday named Viroj Pao-in acting party leader following the resignation last month of previous leader Yongyuth Wichaidit over the Alpine land controversy. 

Pol Gen Wichean Potephosree places a flower garland at a Buddha statue before starting his first day as the new permanent secretary at the Transport Ministry. THITIWANNAMONTHA

Pheu Thai spokesman Prompong Nopparit said Pol Lt Gen Viroj was elected due to his seniority and legal expertise. He dismissed speculation that the appointment was predestined.

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