Thailand's opposition Puea Thai Party (PTP), led by Yingluck Shinawatra, won victory in the general election on July 3.

With 92 percent of votes counted, PTP had won 260 seats out of 500, well ahead of the Democrats with 163, according to the Election Commission.

On July 4, Prime Minister Abhisit Vejjajiva announced his resignation as Chief of the Democratic Party after losing the general election to PTP .

He also congratulated Yingluck Shinnawatra on her Party’s victory, which will pave the way for sister of overthrown Prime Minister Thaksin Shinnawatra to form a new government and become the first female Prime Minister of Thailand.

After the results were announced, Yingluck pledged that her Party would make efforts to lead the country in the best way.

On the same day, Thai Defence Minister Prawit Wongsuwon said that the army accepted PTP’s victory, adding army leaders agreed not to intervene into political work.

This election was considered an important turning point in orientating Thailand’s future and to bring the country out of political crisis over the past six years./.