The New Phuket Governor will start to work on the island on October 1 while the current governor Norraphat Plodthong will be finishing at the end of next month.
The cabinet has approved the new Phuket governor to replace current Phuket Governor Norraphat Plodthong who will be retiring this September 30.
The new Phuket governor, Pakkapong Tawipat, is the current Phitsanulok Governor.
Governor Pakkapong’s qualifications include…
- High school from Suankularb Wittayalai School.
- Bachelor of Political Science,Chulalongkorn university
- Master of Public Administration (M.P.A.) American International College, Springfield Massachusetts, U.S.A.
Governor Pakkapong was also a former Phang Nga governor and a former Vice Governor of Phra Nakhon Si Ayutthaya and Saraburi in central Thailand.
Governors are shuffled around every 18 months to 2 years and appointed directly by the Thai Cabinet. Governor Norraphat started work on April 10, 2017.
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