Thai PM unveils new cabinet

Bangkok, Dec 17 (IANS) Thai Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha has announced a cabinet reshuffle, which is the fourth change in his government since 2014.

Prayut, a former army chief, came into power after a bloodless coup in 2014, Xinhua news agency reported.

Prayut on Friday switched or appointed 12 ministers and deputy ministers. The highest-level changes were the country’s justice, education and industry ministers.

The reshuffle was approved on Thursday. The changes take effect immediately.