Arkhom Termpittayapaisith has been appointed as the new Minister of Finance for Thailand. His appointment was published in the Royal Gazette. Arkom has earlier served as Minister of Transport in the Cabinet of Thailand from 19 August 2015 to 10 July 2019. He has also been the secretary-general of the National and Economic and Social Development Council (NESDC).
Arkom succeeds Predee Daochai as the Finance Minister, Daochai had resigned from the post on September 1 citing health reasons.