Armed forces and state agencies hold activities to honor Their Majesties the King and Queen

All of the armed forces and other state offices have organized activities to honor Their Majesties the King and Queen.

Royal Thai Army Commander Gen Theerachai Nakwanich chaired an ordainment for 85 monks and novices as part of the “Ordainment for the King and Queen” program organized to honor His Majesty the King on the occasion of the 70th anniversary of his accession and Her Majesty the Queen’s 84th birthday anniversary coming up this August 12. The new monks will undertake a course on dharma at Wat Rama 9 Kanchanaphisek until they leave the clergy on August 24.

At the Royal Thai Air Force auditorium, Air Force Chief ACM Treetos Sonchaeng chaired a ceremony to launch a display competition for 10 secondary schools in the Don Muang area under the topic of Her Majesty’s royal works.

Commander of the Region 1 Army Lt Gen Theppong Thipayachan led alms giving and a Buddhist ceremony devoted to Her Majesty the Queen attended by all of his army’s forces, who voiced loyalty and appreciation to the Queen.

Meanwhile, Minister of Natural Resources and Environment Gen Surasak Kanchanarat opened an event at Nong Nuch Garden to mark Her Majesty the Queen’s birthday anniversary, inviting people to view the garden’s flora and fauna as well as to take part in a blood drive being held to generate merit for Her Majesty.

Finally, at the Ministry of Public Health’s Department of Health, office director-general Dr. Wachira Pengchan kicked off the “Mother’s Milk” project, which is using the occasion of Her Majesty the Queen’s birthday to promote nursing of infants with mothers’ milk.

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Reporter : Itiporn  LakarnchuaRewriter : Tarin Angskul National News Bureau & Public Relations : http://thainews.prd.go.th

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