The whole nation today held religious functions to mark the 64th birthday anniversary of His Royal Highness Crown Prince Maha Vajiralongkorn.
In Bangkok, Prime Minister Gen Prayut Chan-o-cha led his cabinet, the presidents of the National Legislative Assembly, the Supreme Court, the Constitution Court, the Administrative Court, Armed Forces commanders-in-chief, heads of all independent organisations, and government officials in religious ceremonies to mark the Crown Prince’s birthday anniversary at Government House, and the show of loyalty to the institution.
The ceremonies were held in five religious functions – Buddhism, Islam, Christianity, Hinduism and Sikhism.
Meanwhile similar events were also held at provincial halls across the nation with most engaging in alms giving to devote merit to His Royal Highness.
The governor of each province chaired the religious function.
All temples in the country have also organized ceremonies in honor of the Crown Prince.
National News Bureau of Thailand said Thai embassies abroad will be holding events through the day to mark the occasion, allowing Thais across the globe to express their loyalty and devotion to His Royal Highness.