Yingluck Shinawatra, who is likely to become the first female prime minister of Thailand , on July 4 announced that her Puea Thai party would ally with other parties to form a five-party coalition government.

Accordingly, the new coalition government will be composed of the Puea Thai, Chart Thai Pattana, Chart Pattana Puea Pandin, Phalangchon and Mahachon parties.

According to the latest result of the general election in the country on July 3, the Puea Thai will possibly win 299 seats out of 500 seats in the House of Representatives.

Addressing a press conference, Yingluck pledged to strictly implement Puea Thai’s electoral campaign commitments, stressing that the party would promote reconciliation and economic rebuilding to tackle the rising cost of living in Thailand .

She also made a commitment to tackle corruption and strengthen international relations./.