Mr.Rapin Nichanon – Phuket Provincial Prison Commander said in a press release for the “Government Meet Media” project that Phuket Provincial Prison will hold an event entitled “Hugging Mum”, to coincide with celebrations for Her Majesty Queen Sirikit’s birthday. The event will take place on 15th & 16th August 2012 from 09.00 – 15.00 at Phuket Provincial Prison. The event will be part of the ongoing “Ties of Love” (Sai Yai Rak) Project.
The event will give inmates an opportunity to meet their mothers, allowing them to be close to and feel cared for by them. It is will also be a good chance for them to show their gratitude to their mothers and apologise to them for their mistakes.
The prison are also holding a “Massage for Mum” activity, which sees inmates provide free Thai and foot massages to mothers aged 50 and over. This activity is already underway and will continue until 31st August 2012 from 9:00 – 15:00 pm at the Thai Massage Parlour at Phuket Provincial Prison.