Several activities have been planned to pay homage to His Majesty King Bhumibol Adulyadej The Great (Rama IX) on the occasion of the fourth anniversary of his death, 13 October 2020.
At Sanam Luang ceremonial ground in Bangkok on 13 October at 07.30 hr, Prime Minister General Prayut Chan-o-cha is scheduled to preside over an alms-giving ceremony for Buddhist monks and novices, in remembrance of the death anniversary. This ceremony will also be held in the provinces and overseas.
At 08.30 hr on the same day, the Prime Minister will preside over a ceremony to pay homage in front of King Rama IX’s portrait, also at Sanam Luang. The Ministry of Interior will organize this ceremony in all provinces, and Thai embassies and consulates in various countries.
A candle-lit function in remembrance of His Majesty King Bhumibol Adulyadej The Great will be held at Sanam Luang on 13 October 2020 at 19.19 hr. The ceremony will be led by the Prime Minister.
Throughout the month of October, activities under a volunteer project have been arranged for public services, such as the cleaning of temples, schools, and communities, tree-planting, and garbage collection.
The public and private sectors have been encouraged to place floral offerings in front of King Rama IX’s portrait at their offices between 13 and 22 October. The Government has also urged the people to wear yellow shirts to join various activities on this occasion.
Source: The Government Public Relations Department