Where is Thai Governor Narongsak Now? – The survival drama film “Thirteen Lives” is based on the 2018 rescue of a group of teenage boys and their soccer coach from a network of flooding caves. This is because this Amazon original focuses specifically on the Tham Luang karstic cave in Thailand and the historically significant global efforts made to save them safely. Narongsak Osottanakorn, the governor of Chiang Rai, is one of the locals who still found themselves in the spotlight, so if you’re curious about him, here’s what we know.
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Who is Narongsak Osottanakorn, the governor?
Narongsak Osottanakorn, who was born in Thailand’s Plaeng Yao District on June 1, 1965, apparently lived in Bangkok for a significant chunk of his life before moving there for further schooling. After graduating from Bodindecha School and Kasetsart University in the nation’s capital, he only indeed enrolled in Sukhothai Thammathirat University in Pak Kret to pursue a law degree. In addition, he pursued a Master’s Degree in Geodetic Science and Surveying at The Ohio State University (1985-1988) due to his unquenchable thirst for information.
Narongsak ultimately decided to become a civil servant in every word after returning to Thailand, and he seemed to never have any significant problems at work. He didn’t hesitate to assume the necessary commander role even after being thrust into the spotlight globally in 2018 when the news of his probable transfer first surfaced during the rescue effort. Even though he was the fall person if things didn’t go as planned, Narongsak continued to concentrate on the situation and let his practically spotless record speak for him.
Where is Governor Narongsak Osottanakorn Now?
When the news of his transfer was made public, Governor Narongsak reportedly just said he was proud of what he had accomplished during his time in office. Since then, the undoubtedly cool-headed administrator has held the same role for the central province of Pathum Thani while also serving as a province governor for Phayao and Lampang. He obtained his current position in the fall of 2021. Still, by December, there were reports he would compete for governor of Bangkok in April 2022 under the banner of the dominant Palang Pracharath Party.
But after a few days, the now-57-year-old governor of Pathum Thani declared that he had no intention of competing for prime minister or in the upcoming municipal elections because he didn’t actually have any political aspirations. In a press conference on December 14, 2021, Narongsak frankly stated, “As I still wear a civil servant’s hat, I want to wear this hat as best I can. The greatest pride of civil servants is to leave the service in a dignified manner. That is my intention. Someone once asked me what I want to do after retirement, and I said I want to relax or give lectures, as I earlier intended.”
In other words, Narongsak wants to eventually leave his position as governor behind and pass on his knowledge to the next generation so they may continue to make a difference in Thailand. We should point out that he currently looks to be blissfully married to a woman named Jinjana Osottanakorn.
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