Bangkok’s State of Emergency Lifted From 19 March 2014

 | Thu 20 Mar 2014 09:26 ICT

CityNews – The caretaker Thai Cabinet has decided to end the 60-day state of emergency that has been imposed on Bangkok, Nonthaburi, Bang Phli district in Samut Prakan, and Lat Lum Kaeo district in Pathum Thani since 22 January, 2014.

The revocation of the emergency decree was effective from 19 March 2014. In order to ensure peace and order in Bangkok and nearby provinces, the caretaker Cabinet has agreed to invoke the Internal Security Act, also effective from tomorrow (21 March).