Minister's common-law wife becomes political official
published : 10 Nov 2020 at 17:56
writer: Online Reporters
The cabinet on Tuesday appointed a former Miss Thailand who is the common-law wife of a deputy agriculture and cooperatives minister to a political position in the prime minister's secretariat office.
Deputy government spokeswoman Traisuree Taisaranakul said the cabinet approved the appointment of Ms Thanaporn Sriviraj as a government official, with immediate effect.
Ms Thanaporn, 25, was Miss Thailand 2016 and is the common-law wife of Deputy Agriculture and Cooperatives Minister Thamanat Prompow.
She is a native of Phayao province, which 55-year-old Mr Thamanat represents as an MP.
Deputy Agriculture and Cooperatives Minister Thamanat Prompow.