Thai Govt House website, FB to serve as info channels

Thai Govt House website, FB to serve as info channels
Anti-government protesters sit with riot policemen outside the National Broadcast Services of Thailand (NBT) television station in Bangkok.

The junta will communicate with the public and international communities through the Government House website and Facebook.

Yongyuth Maiyalarp, the newly appointed member of the National Council for Peace and Order spokespersons team, said from now on the NCPO will use as a major channel to update on the current situation, in Thai and English. The Thai Khu Fah Facebook account will be used to promote reconciliation as well, he said.

The decision came after a meeting at Government House of the NCPO spokespersons' team, the Foreign Ministry, the Public Relations Department, and PM's Secretariat Office.

The meeting was aimed at stressing and bringing about reconciliation and harmony in the country and creating a better understanding among foreign communities, the former spokesman of the Surayud Chulanont government said.

The NCPO yesterday also began holding its daily press conference at Government House. The NCPO moved its venue for general press conferences from the Army Auditorium in Thewes to the Santi Maitree Building in the Government House compound.

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