News & Activities : The Royal Thai Embassy in Colombo organized a senior lunch and made donations to the elderly on the occasion of the Birthday Anniversary of His Majesty King Rama X News & Activities

News & Activities : The Royal Thai Embassy in Colombo organized a senior lunch and made donations to the elderly on the occasion of the Birthday Anniversary of His Majesty King Rama X

On 23 Juy 2019, the Royal Thai Embassy in Colombo organized a senior lunch for senior residents of the St. Mary’s Home for the Elderly, Colombo. Ambassador Chulamanee Chartsuwan presided over the event, which was attended by 15 officials and staffs of the Royal Thai Embassy, Thai Airways, and members of the Thai community in Colombo. In addition to hosting the lunch to approximately 90 senior residents, the Embassy also made cash donation on behalf of the Thai community in Sri in the amount of 35,000 Sri Lankan Rupees. Other items such as rice, cooking oil, tea, milk powder, detergent, soap, cloth drying rack, etc., were also donated.

St. Mary’s Home for the Elderly, Colombo, was founded in 1888 by Little Sisters of the Poor. At present, approximately 90 seniors resides there, most of them do not have family support.