Community leaders turned out Nov. 23 to wish General Kanit Permsub, deputy chief aide-de-camp, general to His Majesty the King, a happy 70th birthday.
While his actual birthday was three days later, Gen. Kanit held a Buddhist ceremony at his home presided over by nine monks from Boonsamphan Temple. In attendance were a host of family members, friends and dignitaries who had come to pay their respects to the general.
Dean of Region 2 monks, Visuthipiyakorn, who also serves as abbot of Boonsamphan Temple, presided over the ceremony with nine monks attending.
Gen. Kanit Permsub lights incense and candles to pay respects to Lord Buddha.
Gen. Kanit lit candles and incense to begin the services. The monks chanted prayers and at the end of the ceremonies sprinkled lustral water to bless him on his birthday.
The revered couple made offerings of food and water to the monks and later guests were treated to a vast selection of traditional Thai cuisine in the compound of the Permsub residence.
Chonburi MP Santsak Ngampichet (right) presents a birthday gift to Gen. Kanit and his lovely wife Thanpuying Busyarat Permsub.
General Kanit is held in high esteem by those who know him for his unbounded love and loyalty to His Majesty the King and his devotion to the Royal Family. He affectionately speaks of the love and benevolence of our King for the people of Thailand. “His Majesty has never stopped caring for His people throughout the more than 60 years of His reign.”
Guests presented the general with gifts and flowers.
(L to R) Banglamung district chief Sakchai Taengho and Nongprue Mayor Mai Chaiyanit convey their good wishes to Gen. Kanit and Thanpuying Busyarat Permsub.
Pol. Col. Somnuk Changate, superintendent of Banglamung station Nongprue branch, leads police officers to wish Gen. Kanit Permsub a happy birthday.
Pratheep Malhotra (4th left), MD of Pattaya Mail Publishing Co. Ltd., Suwanthep Malhotra (3rd left), Deputy MD, along with the Malhotra family present their best wishes and a health basket to Gen. Kanit and Thanpuying Busyarat Permsub.