On 26th August 2013 at Phuket Deep Sea Port – P.Dr. Sanguan Kunaporn – Rotary Club of Tongkah, D.3330 together with Rotary Club of Phuket members welcomed Mr Ron D. Burton – President of Rotary International and 700 rotary members from India, Pakistan, and Bangladesh who came to visit Phuket on the Super Star Virgo Cruiseliner.
Rotary International (also known as the Rotary Club) is an international service organization whose stated purpose is to bring together business and professional leaders in order to provide humanitarian services, encourage high ethical standards in all vocations, and help build goodwill and peace in the world. It is a secular organization open to all persons regardless of race, colour, creed, religion, gender, or political preference. There are 34,282 clubs and over 1.2 million members worldwide. The members of Rotary Clubs are known as Rotarians. Members usually meet weekly for breakfast, lunch or dinner, which are social events and an opportunity to organize work on their service goals.