News & Activities : Thai community in Columbo offers blessing and good wishes to His Majesty King Rama X on the auspicious occasion of the Coronation News & Activities

News & Activities : Thai community in Columbo offers blessing and good wishes to His Majesty King Rama X on the auspicious occasion of the Coronation

On 6 May 2019, the Royal Thai Embassy in Colombo organized a ceremony to offer blessing and good wishes to His Majesty King Rama X on the auspicious occasion of the Coronation at the residence of H.E. Chulamanee Chartsuwan, Ambassador of the Kingdom of Thailand to Sri Lanka, who presided over the ceremony. Officials at the Royal Thai Embassy and the Thai community in Colombo attended the ceremony in large number.

The ceremony started at 15.00 hrs. in local time, which coincided with the time that His Majesty the King granted a public audience on the balcony of Suddhaisavarya Prasad Hall in the Grand Palace in Bangkok to receive good wishes of the Thai people. The subsequent function in Bangkok was an audience by members of the diplomatic corps, who offered their felicitations on this special occasion at Chakri Maha Prasad Throne Hall.

This blessing ceremony is a part of the blessing ceremony organized by all Thai diplomatic missions around the world on the third day of the Coronation Ceremony, a 3-day event which takes place in Bangkok from 4-6 May 2019. The Coronation Ceremony is an ancient royal practice to complete the procedure of the enthronement of the King of Thailand. It is an important event in Thailand where the monarchy is the core institution. For more information about the Coronation, please visit https://thailand.prd.go.th/ewt_news.php?nid=7716