Just noting briefly, for the record, that it’s now official.
As the AP reports:
Yingluck Shinawatra, the sister of an ousted Thai leader, vowed Monday to work for national reconciliation as she formally became the country’s first female prime minister.
King Bhumibol Adulyadej certified her appointment as the country’s 28th prime minister with a royal command presented at a ceremony at her Pheu Thai party headquarters.
Read the whole thing.
Up next: We’ll learn about her Cabinet.
As ever, stay tuned, Thailand-watchers.
(Image: Bangkok Post.)