Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha has appointed Seksakol Atthawong, founder of the United Thai Nation Party (UTN), as his adviser, according to a source at Government House.
Mr Seksakol, also known as “Rambo Isan”, has officially joined UTN member Trairong Suwannakhiri on the prime minister’s advisory team, said the source.
Mr Seksakol, who is tipped to rejoin the UTN and help it win the next election, is tasked with providing recommendations and considering proposals or suggestions as assigned by the prime minister.
The Office of the Prime Minister’s Secretariat has also been instructed to facilitate his work, the source said.
The former red-shirt leader founded the UTN in March 2021 to help…