The Mega Bangna shopping centre will shut early on Thursday, 26 October to help people attend the Royal Cremation Ceremony for the late King Bhumibol Adulyadej. It will reopen as normal the following morning.
Christian Olofsson, Managing Director of Megabangna & Megacity, said that the Royal Cremation day marked a momentous moment for all Thais towards the late King Bhumibol Adulyadej.
The company therefore wanted to make it possible for its staff to to be able to pay their final tributes, either by attend the ceremony at the Sanam Luang Ceremonial Ground, or by offering sandalwood flowers at designated replicas of the Royal Crematorium or just by watching the cremation broadcast on television.
Mega Bangna’s shuttle bus to andfrom Udomsuk BTS will keep running and free parking for the public will be available from 6am on October 26 until 3am the following day so Mega’s customers, employees and others can attend the Royal Cremation Ground.
Mega Bangna has arranged with the Bangkok Mass Transit Authority to for free buses to Sanam Luang from the Mega Terminal (nearby Big C Extra), from Monday, October 23 until Tuesday, 31 October 2017, from 0600 to midnight every day to help people attend the Royal Cremation Ceremony.