His Majesty the King passed away, the Royal Household Bureau announced.
The bureau announced that His Majesty passed away at 3:52 pm at the age of 89.
His Majesty has been hospitalized for years.
The bureau said in the statement that His Majesty has been admitted to the Siriraj Hospital since October 3 2014 and the doctors have been providing treatment to His Majesty to their full efforts.
“But His Majesty’s condition gradually worsened until His Majesty passed away at 3:52 pm at the Siriraj Hospital peacefully. He was 89 years and has been on the throne for 70 years.