Mayor Itthiphol Kunplome and Pattaya government employees were on hand as Sawangfa Temple began ceremonies to pour gold to build statutes of Phra Phutta Leela and Phra Laung Phopan Wat Bangnomkho of Ayuthaya.
Samreung and Pranee Phetrophas hosted gold-pouring for temple worshippers who had each contributed 2,500 baht.
Workers at Sawangfa Temple pour the ceremonial gold to begin construction on statutes of Phra Phutta Leela and Phra Laung Phopan Wat Bangnomkho of Ayuthaya.
The monks and lay president thanked all who had donated to the religious ceremony during Songkran. The proceeds will be used to renovate and improve the religious institution and culture.