10:19 am - Thursday September 29, 2016

Phuket pays respect for Chulalongkorn Day

Phuket pays respect for Chulalongkorn DayOn 23rd October 2012 at Phuket Town Hall, Governor of Phuket – Mr.Maitree Intusut laid a wreath dedicated to Chulalongkorn Day at the King Rama V Monument. Mr Maitree was joined by Dr.Sommai Prechasilp, Mr.Somkiet Sangkhaosutthirak, Mr.Jamroen Thippayapongthada – Deputy Governor of Phuket, Mr.Chaiwat Thepea – Phuket Permanent Secretary, judicial officials, military, police, prosecutors, government administrators, local people, as well as merchants, residents and students.

King Rama V was the monarch who steered Thailand clear of colonization and initiated the Chakri Reformation to put Thailand on the road to modernization. As part of his modernization program, King Rama V implemented several changes to many areas of the government; civil service, finance, foreign affairs, military, education & infrastructure.

After the ceremony, Mr.Maitree presented 5 students ‘Chulalongkorn Day’ scholarships from the Alumni Association of Chulalongkorn University, Phuket.



Filed in: Features


Facebook Comment

No comments yet.

Leave a Reply

 


Phuketindex.com | News | Travel & Living | Luxury Lifestyle | Dining | Magazine | Newsletter | Directories | Events | TV | Jobs

Phuketindex.com the phuket lifestyle, living and travel guide is owned, designed and managed by
© 2016 Guide Vision Limited 9/98 Moo3 Rasadanusorn Road, Muang, Phuket 83000 Thailand
Tel: +66 76 240749 Fax: +66 76 240750