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Government type:
Constitutional monarchy
Capital: Bangkok
Administrative divisions: 77 provinces
Constitution: New constitution signed by King Bhumibol Adulyadej on 24 August 2007
Chief of state: King Bhumibol Adulyadej
(since 9 June 1946)
Head of government: Prime Minister
Ms. Yingluck Shinawatra
Deputy Prime Minister

Mr. Yongyuth Wichaidit

Pol. Capt. Chalerm Yubumrung

Mr. Kittirat Na-Ranong

Gen. Yutthasak Sasiprapha

Mr. Chumpol Silapa-archa

Minister Attached to the Prime Minister's Office

Mr. Worawat Ua-apinyakul

Ms. Nalinee Thavisin

Mr. Nivatthamrong Boonsongpaisal

Minister of Defence Air Chief Marshal Sukumpol Suwanatat
Minister of Finance Mr. Kittirat Na Ranong
Deputy Minister of Finance

Mr. Tanasuk Lekuthai

Mr. Wirun Techapaiboon

Minister of Foreign Affairs Mr. Surapong Tovichakchaikul
Minister of Tourism and Sports Mr. Chumpol Silapa-archa
Minister of Social Development and Human Security Mr. Santi Promphat
Minister of Agriculture and Cooperatives Mr. Theera Wongsamut
Deputy Minister of Agriculture and Cooperatives

Mr. Nattawut Saikua

Minister of Transport

Mr. Charupong Ruangsuwan

Deputy Minister of Transport

Pol. Lt. Gen. Chatt Kuldiloke

Mr. Chatchart Sithipan

Minister of Natural Resources and Environment

Mr. Preecha Rengsomboonsuk

Minister of Information and Communication Technology Mr. Anudith Nakornthap
Minister of Commerce Mr. Boonsong Teriyaphirom
Deputy Minister of Commerce

Mr. Poom Sarapol

Mr. Siriwat Kachornprasart


Minister of Energy

Mr. Arak Chonlatanon

Minister of Interior Mr. Yongyuth Wichaidit
Deputy Interior Minister

Mr. Choochart Harnsawat

Mr. Thanis Thienthong

Minister of Justice Pol. Gen. Pracha Promnog
Minister of Labour Mr. Phadermchai Sasomsab
Minister of Culture Mrs. Sukumol Kunplome
Minister of Science and Technology Mr. Plodprasop Suraswadi
Minister of Education Mr. Suchart Tadathamrongvej
Deputy Minister of Education

Mr. Sakda Kongpet

Minister of Public Health

Mr. Wittaya Buranasiri

Deputy Minister of Public Health Mr. Surawit Khonsomboon
Minister Industry

M.R. Pongsvas Svasti