Decree for lifting martial law sent for royal command


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Decree for lifting martial law sent for royal command: Prayut
The Nation / Phuket Gazette

PHUKET: Prime Minister Gen Prayut Chan-o-cha today confirmed that that he has submitted a draft royal decree for His Majesty the King to sign to lift the martial law.

He said the drafting of order for the National Council for Peace and Order (NCPO) chief to invoke Article 44 in lieu of the martial law has also been done.

Major tourism organizations throughout the country as far back as June last year have consistently called for the NCPO to lift martial law, especially in key tourist destinations such as Phuket, Pattaya and Chiang Mai. (story here).

— Phuket Gazette Editors

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