BANGKOK, Oct. 13 (Xinhua) —Thai Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha has cancelled his trip to India to attend the BRICS Summit 2016, local media quoted a Government House source as reporting on Thursday. Prayut has called for all the ministers to have an urgent unofficial cabinet meeting at 5 p.m. local time.
The prime minister was scheduled to attend the BIMSTEC Outreach at BRICS Summit 2016 on Sunday.
The source said Prayut had assigned Deputy Prime Minister Somkid Jatusriithak to attend the summit on his behalf.
The source said Prayut has also cancelled his plan to chair a function at the Police Club to mark the National Police Day.