• The ritual at Parliament.
  • NLA President Pornpetch Wichitcholchai and his vice president Surachai Liengboonlertchai at Parliament.
  • The merit making at the justice court.
  • Supreme Court President Cheep Jullamon.
  • NACC President Police General Watcharapol Prasarnrajkit at Government House.

Flag at half-mast in honour of late King as top bodies join in merit making

politics October 13, 2017 15:04

By The Nation

The Thai flag is flown at half-mast at Government House to mark the first anniversary of the passing of His Majesty King Bhumibol Adulyadej.

Prime Minister Gen Prayut Chan-o-cha led Cabinet members and their spouses in giving alms to 89 Buddhist monks at the compound on Friday morning along with several state agencies, including the National Anti-Corruption Commission, led by its President Pol.Gen.Watcharapol Prasarnrajkit.

Other top bodies including the National Legislative Assembly and the Constitutional Drafting Commission also held the merit making ritual at Parliament.

At the court of justice, Supreme Court President Cheep Jullamon led more than 500 judges and judicial staff in merit making to mark the occasion.