PM wishes Gen Prem happy birthday

Prime Minister Gen Prayut Chan-o-cha today led cabinet minister and military top brass to wish happy birthday to Privy Council president Gen Prem Tinsulanonda ahead of his 97th birthday anniversary which falls on Saturday.

He wished Gen Prem good health saying he was a good example of love for the nation.

He pledged to follow the path of Gen Prem and to resolve conflicts in the country.

In his blessing to the prime minister's best wishes at Sisao Thevas residence, Gen Prem admired the Government and the prime minister saying they have helped to make the lives of the Thai people better.

He said he thought every Thai people understand what the prime minister and his government were doing.

He said the prime minister and his government were working to save people from poverty and have sufficiency.

The people will understand that you are not doing it for your own honour or reputation, Gen Prem said to the prime minister and his well-wishers.

The 97-year-old Statesman also said his lasting friendship with Gen Prayut and Deputy Prime Minister Prawit Wongsuwon, would ensure the smooth working of the government.

He advised the prime minister to focus on working for the nation.

Source: Thai Public Broadcasting Service (Thai PBS)