Office of the Prime Minister (Thailand)

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Kingdom of Thailand
Office of the Prime Minister

สำนักนายกรัฐมนตรี
Seal of the Prime Minister's Office of Thailand.png
"The Seal of Rajasiha (Lion) and Gajasiha (Elephant-Headed Lion), the Protectors of the Constitution"
Ministry overview
Formed 1960[1]
Jurisdiction Government of Thailand
Headquarters Government House, Dusit, Bangkok Thailand
13°45′46.58″N 100°30′43.63″E / 13.7629389°N 100.5121194°E / 13.7629389; 100.5121194
Ministry executive M.L. Panadda Diskul, Permanent Secretary
Website www.opm.go.th

The Office of the Prime Minister (Thai: สำนักนายกรัฐมนตรี; rtgsSamnak Nayok Ratthamontri; Abrv: OPM) is the central executive agency in the Government of the Kingdom Thailand. It is classified as a cabinet department and is led by its own minister. Its main responsibility is to assist the prime minister of Thailand in the role of head of government and chair of the cabinet of Thailand.[2]

Function[edit]

As the central executive agency, the Office of the Prime Minister is in charge of the coordination and management of the entire executive branch of the government of Thailand. Most importantly it assists prime ministers in the execution of their duties and helps them manage and formulate many policies. It also acts as the cabinet office; recording and assisting the cabinet as a central functioning organ of the government. The prime minister must appoint a minister in charge, who is also a member of the cabinet, to oversee its operations. It also houses the offices of the various deputy prime ministers of Thailand.

The office is housed in the Government House Complex, in Dusit, Bangkok.

Departments[edit]

Administrative Departments[edit]

Department directly under the prime minister[edit]

Departments[edit]

Public Company[edit]

Public Organization[edit]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ "History of the Office of the Permanent Secretary, the Prime Minister’s Office". Office of the Permanent Secretary, the Prime Minister's Office. Retrieved 20 Feb 2015. 
  2. ^ "Function". Office of the Permanent Secretary, the Prime Minister's Office. Retrieved 20 Feb 2015. 

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