Coup leader Gen Prayuth Chan-ocha will give broadcasts across all television and radio stations every Friday in a programme called Returning Happiness to the People.
Gen Prayuth will be the key speaker and will talk about the work done by junta over the previous week and clarify issues in the public interest, according to Col Sirichan Ngathong, the deputy National Council for Peace and Order spokeswoman.
Gen Prayuth will not answer questions from the public, and radio and television stations will be compelled to air the programme. The first programme was broadcast on Friday. In it, Gen Prayuth explained the reasons for seizing power from the caretaker government of Yingluck Shinawatra on May 22.
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