Thai King signs new Constitution

Indo Asian News Service

Bangkok, April 6 (IANS) Thai King Maha Vajiralongkorn signed a new Constitution on Thursday.

Vajiralongkorn, who ascended the throne last December, signed in approval for the Constitution of 2017 and handed it over to Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha during the ceremony for the promulgation of the new charter, the country's 20th, at Ananta Samakhom Throne Hall here, Xinhua news agency reported.

Alongside senior government officials attending the royal ceremony were foreign diplomats attached to Bangkok.

Given the new charter, the country and its people are bound to proceed with national stability, unity and prosperity, according to a statement from the King.