Assembly LIV
February 17, 2001 - March 11, 2005

           Police Lieutenant Colonel Thaksin Shinawatra  was appointed Prime Minister, by Royal Decree of King Rama IX, on Fabruary 09, 2001, and he, in turn, appointed the Cabinet, whose names are shown below.

Cabinet

1.
General Chavalit Yongchaiyadh Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Defense
2.
Mr. Suwit Khunkitti Deputy Prime Minister
3.
Mr. Dej Boon - Long Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Labour and Social Welfare
4.
Mr. Pongpol Adireksarn Deputy Prime Minister
5.
Mr. Pitak Intrawityanunt Deputy Prime Minister 
6.
Mr. Chaturon Chaisang Minister to the Office of the Prime Minister
7.
Gen. Thammarak Isarangura Na Ayutaya Minister to the Office of the Prime Minister
8.
Mr. Somsak Thepsutin Minister to the Office of the Prime Minister
9.
Mr. Krasae Chanawong Minister to the Office of the Prime Minister
10.
General Chavalit Yongchaiyadh Minister of Defense
11.
General Yuthasak Sasiprapha Deputy Minister of Defense
12.
Mr. Somkid Jatusripitak Minister of Finance
13.
Mr. Varathep Ratanakorn Deputy Minister of Finance
14.
Capt. Suchart Chaovisit Deputy Minister of Finance
15.
Mr. Surakiart Sathirathai Minister of Foreign Affairs

16

Mr. Shucheep Hansaward Minister of Agriculture and Co-operatives
17.
Mr. Prapat Panyachatrak Deputy Minister of Agriculture and
Co-operatives
18.
Mr. Natee Khilbtong Deputy Minister of Agriculture and
Co-operatives
19.
Mr. Wanmuhamadnoor Matha Minister of Transport
20.
Mr. Pracha Maleenont Deputy Minister of Transport
21.
Mr. Pongsakorn Laohavichien Deputy Minister of Transport
22.
Mr. Adisai Bokharamik Minister of Commerce
23.
Mr. Suvarn Valaisathien Deputy Minister of Commerce
24.
Pol.Capt. Purachai Piumsoombun Minister of Interior
25.
Mr. Sora - at Klinpratoom Deputy Minister of Interior
26.
Mr. Sombut Uthaisang Deputy Minister of Interior
27.
Mr. Pongthap Thapkangana Minister of Justice
28.
Mr. Dej Boon - Long Minister of Labour and Social Welfare
29.
Mrs. Ladawan Wongsriwong Deputy Minister of Labour and Social Welfare
30.
Mr. Sontaya Kunplome Minister of Science, Technology and Environment.
31.
Mr. Krasae Vathnachai Minister of Education
32.
Mr. Jamlong Krutkuntode Deputy Minister of Education
33.
Mrs. Sudarut Keyuraphun Minister of Public Health
34.
Mr. Surapong Suebwonglee Deputy Minister of Public Health
35.
Mr. Suriya Jungrungreangkit Minister of Industry
36.
Mr. Pichate Satirachaval Deputy Minister of Industry
37.
Mr. Sutham Saengpratoom Minister of University Affairs

 

          This Cabinet undertook these changes:

          On June 11, 2001, Mr. Krasae Vathnachai, Minister of Education, resigned from the position.

          On June 14, 2001,  
           1.
Police Lieutenant Colonel Thaksin Shinawatra was appointed  Minister of Education.
           2.Mrs. Sirikron Manelin was appointed Deputy Minister of Education.

          On October 9, 2001,

          1.  Police Lieutenant Colonel Thaksin Shinawatra Minister of Education, resigned from the position.
          2.  Mr. Suwit  Khunkitti was switched from Deputy Prime Minister  to  Minister of Education.
          3. 
Mr. Somkid Jatusripitak was appointed Deputy Prime Minister.

          On March 4, 2002,  
          1.
Mr. Natee Khilbtong ,Deputy Minister of Agriculture and Co-operatives
, resigned from the position.
          2.
Mr. Pongsakorn Laohavichien, Deputy Minister of Transport, resigned from the position.

          On March 5, 2002,
          1. Mr. Chaturon Chaisang  was switched from
Minister to the Office of the Prime Minister
 to  Minister of Justice.
          2. Mr. Pongthap Thapkangana, was switched from
Minister of Justice to Minister to  the Office of the Prime Minister
          3.
Mr. Jamlong Krutkuntode , Deputy Minister of  Education,  resigned from the position.
          4.
Mr. Sutham Saengpratoom, Minister of University Affairs, resigned from the position.
          5. Mr. Korn Dabbaransi was appointed Deputy Prime Minister.
          6. Mr. Suwat  Liptapanlop was appointed  Minister  to the Office of the Prime Minister and Minister of University Affairs.
          7. Mr. Nikorn Chamnong  was appointed Deputy Minister of
Transport .
          8. Mr. Newin Chidchob was appointed Deputy Minister of Commerce.


          On October 3, 2002,
          1. General Chavalit Yonhchaiyudh was appointed Deputy Prime Minister.
          2. Mr. Suwit Khunkitti was appointed Deputy Prime Minister .
          3. Mr. Chaturon Chaisang was appointed Deputy Prime Minister .
          4. Mr. Korn Dabbaransi was appointed Deputy Prime Minister.
          5. Mr. Prommin Lertsuridej was appointed  Deputy Prime Minister.            
          6. Mr. Wissanu  Krea-ngam was appointed Deputy Prime Minister.
          7.
Gen. Thammarak Isarangura Na Ayutaya was appointed
Minister of Defense.
          8. Mr. Somkid Jatusripitak  was appointed  Minister of
Finance.
          9. Mr. Varathep Ratanakorn  was appointed Deputy Minister of
Finance.
          10.
Capt. Suchart Chaovisit was appointed Deputy Minister of Finance.
          11.
Mr. Surakiart Sathirathai was appointed  Minister of Foreign Affairs .
          12.
Mr. Sontaya Kunplome was appointed Minister of Tourism and Sports.
          13. Mr. Anurak Chureemas  was appointed Minister of  Social Development and Human Security
          14. Mr. Sora-at Klinpratoom  was appointed  Minister of
 Agriculture and Co-operatives.
          15 
Mr. Newin Chidchob was appointed Deputy Minister of
 Agriculture and Co-operatives
          16. Mr. Suriya Jungrungreangkit  was appointed  Minister of Transport.
          17. Mr. Pichate Satirachaval was appointed
Deputy Minister of Transport.
          18. Mr. Nikorn Chamnong was appointed
Deputy Minister of Transport .
          19. Mr. Phaphat Phanyachad  was appointed
Minister of Natural Resources and Enviroment.
          20. Mr. Surapong Suebwonglee  was appointed Minister of information and Communication Technology, ICT.
          21. Mr. Pongthep Thepkanjana was appointed Minister of Energy.
          22. Mr. Adisai Bodharamik was appointed Minister of Commerce.
          23. Mr. Watana Muangsook was appointed Deputy Minister of Commerce.
          24. Mr. Wanmuhamadnoor Matha was appointed Minister of Interior.
          25. Mr. Phacha Maleenont was appointed Deputy Minister of Interior
          26. Mr. Phamon Lojnasalee  was appointed Deputy Minister of Interior
          27.
Pol.Capt. Purachai Piumsoombun was appointed Minister of Justice.
          28. Mr. Suwat Liptapanlop was appointed Minister of Labour.
          29. Mrs. Uraiwan Thienthong was appointed Minister of Culture.
          30. Mr. Phinij Jarusombat was appointed Minister of Science and Technology.
          31.
Mr. Pongpol Adireksarn was appointed Minister of Education.
          32. Mrs. Sirikron Manelin was appointed Deputy Minister of Education .
          33. Mrs. Sudarat Keyurapkan was appointed Minister of Public Health.
          34. Police General Pracha Promnok  was appointed Deputy Minister of  Public Health.
          35. Mr. Somsak Thepsutin was appointed Minister of Industry. 
          

          On February 8, 2003,
           1. Mr. Prommin Lertsuridej  was switched from Deputy
 Prime Minister
 to  Minister of Energy.
           2. Mr. Somkid Jatusripitak was switched from  Minister of
Finance to Deputy Prime Minister.
           3.
Capt. Suchart Chaovisit was switched from  Deputy Minister of Finance to Minister of Finance.
           4. Mr. Pongthep Thepkanjana was switched from  Minister of Energy to Minister of Justice.
           5.
Pol.Capt. Purachai Piumsoombun was switched from  Minister of Justice to Deputy Prime Minister.

          On November 8, 2003,
           1. Mr. Korn Dabbaransi, Deputy Prime Minister , resigned from the position.
           2. Mr. Anurak Chureemas  was switched from Minister of  Social Development and Human Security  to
               Minister of Culture.
           3. Mr. Sora-at Klinpratoom  was switched from  Minister of
Agriculture and Co-operatives
to Minister of 
               Social Development and Human Security.
          4. Mr. Adisai Bodharamik was switched from  Minister of Commerce to Minister of Education.
          5. Mr. Watana Muangsook was switched from Deputy Minister of Commerce to Minister of Commerce.
          6. Mr. Suwat Liptapanlop, Minister of Labour, resigned from the position.
          7. Mrs. Uraiwan Thienthong was switched from  Minister of Culture to Minister of Labour.
          8. Mr. Phinij Jarusombat was switched from Minister of Science and Technology to Minister of Industry.
          9.
Mr. Pongpol Adireksarn , Minister of Education, resigned from the position.
          10.
Police General Pracha Promnok , Deputy Minister of  Public Health, resigned from the position.
          11. Mr. Bhokin Bhalakula was appointed Deputy Prime Minister.
          12. Mr. Somsak Thepsutin was appointed Minister of
Agriculture and Co-operatives.
          13. Mr. Vichet Kasemthongsri was appointed Deputy Minister of Transport.
          14. Mr. Pongsak Ruktapongpaisal was appointed Deputy Minister Commerce.
          15. Gen. Chetta Thanajaro was appointed Minister
of Science and Technology .
          16. Pol. Gen Chamlong Lamchangpun was appointed  Deputy Minister of Public Health.


          On March 10, 2004,
           1. Mr. Somkid Jatusripitak was switched from
Deputy Prime Minister  to Minister of Finance.
           2. Mr. Suwit Khunkitti was switched from Deputy Prime Minister to Minister of Natural Resources and Enviroment.
           3. Mr. Bhokin Bhalakula was switched from Deputy Prime Minister to Minister of Interior.
           4.
Gen. Thammarak Isarangura Na Ayutaya was switched from
 Minister of Defense to Deputy Prime Minister.
           5.
Capt. Suchart Chaovisit was switched from  Minister of Finance to Deputy Prime Minister.
           6. Mr. Phaphat Phanyachad , Minister of Natural Resources and Enviroment,
resigned from the position.
           7.  Mr. Wanmuhamadnoor Matha, was switched from  Minister of Interior to Deputy Prime Minister.
           8.
Gen. Chetta Thanajaro was switched from Minister of Science and Technology to Minister of Defense.
           9. Mrs. Sirikron Manelin was
switched from Deputy Minister of Education to Deputy Minister of Public Health.
           10. Pol. Gen Chamlong Lamchangpun , Deputy Minister of Public Health, resigned from the position.
           11. Mr. Korn Dabbaransi was appointed Minister of Science and Technology.
           12.
Mr. Sutham Saengpratoom was appointed Deputy Minister of Education.

          On June 30, 2004,
          1. Mr. Phamon Lojnasalee , Deputy Minister of Interior, resigned from the position.
          2. Mrs. Sirikron Manelin, Deputy Minister of Public Health, resigned from the position.
          3. Mr. Suwat Liptapanlop was appointed Deputy Prime Minister.
          4. Mr. Anutin Charnvirakul was appointed Deputy Minister of Public Health.

          On October 5, 2004,
          1.
Gen. Thammarak Isarangura Na Ayutaya
, Deputy Prime Minister, resigned from the position.
          2.
Capt. Suchart Chaovisit, Deputy Prime Minister, resigned from the position.
          3. 
Gen. Chetta Thanajaro, Minister of Defense, resigned from the position.


          On October 6, 2004,
          1. Mr. Wanmuhamadnoor Matha, was switched from Deputy Prime Minister to Minister of
Agriculture and
              Co-operatives.

          2. Mr. Somsak Thepsutin was switched from  Minister of
Agriculture and Co-operatives to Deputy Prime Minister.
          3.
Mr. Pongsak Ruktapongpaisal was switched from Deputy Minister Commerce to Minister of Industry.
          4.
Mr. Sutham Saengpratoom was switched from Deputy Minister of Education to Deputy Minister of Interior.
          5. Mr. Anutin Charnvirakul was switched from Deputy Minister of Public Health to Deputy Minister of Commerce.
          6  Mr. Phinij Jarusombat was switched from Minister of Industry to Deputy Prime Minister .
          7. Gen Sumpan Boonyanun was appointed Minister of Defense.
          8. Mr. Aree Wangsearaya was appointed Deputy Minister of Education.
          9. Mr. Suchai Yongarnukul was appointed Deputy Minister of Public Health.

       

       Remark:
This Government of Police Licutenant Thaksin Shinawatra Prime Minister and Head of the
         Administration On January,6,2001 to January 5,2005. This Cabinet left office when the House of Representatives
        [conform the period 4 year]. King Rama IX has the Royal Decree to declare that in turn appoited the cabinet
        on March 11, 2005

 

Historical Sequence of Thai Cabinet