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The meeting will begin with the nomination by political parties of prime ministerial candidates, followed by a debate on the qualifications of the nominees, which must be completed by 5p.m., after which there will be a roll call vote.

He said that Move Forward party leader Pita Limjaroenrat cannot be re-nominated, in accordance with Rule 41, after the parliament voted 394:312 (with 8 abstentions and one who did not vote) on July 19 that his re-nomination will break that rule.

Wan said that the winning candidate must receive more than 374 votes of approval from the MPs and senators combined.

Source: VNA