King and Queen of Thailand Visit Phuket

Phuket –

His Majesty King Maha Vajiralongkorn and Her Majesty Queen Suthida Bajrasudhabimalalakshana presided over the opening ceremony at the Court of Appeal Region 8 and the new Phuket Provincial Hall on Tha Kraeng Road in Talad Nuea, Phuket Town.

On Sunday (June 11th) thousands of people waited to honor their King and Queen along the route starting from Phuket International Airport. Joining in the opening ceremony were top Phuket officials led by the Phuket Governor Naroong Woonciew.

The ceremony started at 6:35 P.M. where the King and the Queen laid the foundation stone and planted ‘Padauk’ trees.

The King and the Queen were greeting and waving hands along the route in the royal car which was driving slowly to allow people to pay respect. Their majesties returned to Phuket International Airport after the ceremony.

The original version of this article appeared on our sister website, The Phuket Express, owned by our parent company TPN media.


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Goongnang Suksawat
Goong Nang is a News Translator who has worked professionally for multiple news organizations in Thailand for many years and has worked with The Pattaya News for more than four years. Specializes primarily in local news for Phuket, Pattaya, and also some national news, with emphasis on translation between Thai to English and working as an intermediary between reporters and English-speaking writers. Originally from Nakhon Si Thammarat, but lives in Phuket and Krabi except when commuting between the three.