Prime Minister Gen Prayut Chan-o-cha led the whole nation this morning in making merit for His Majesty the King on the 70th anniversary of his accession to the throne.
A mass alm offering to 770 monks was held at 07.39 am working around the Royal Palace with the prime minister and his spouse, and cabinet ministers, assemblemen, military top brass, senior government officials and their spouses, all in yellow clothes, lining along the wall of the Royal Palace to offer food and necessary items to monks.
Similar offering of alms were also held nationwide with the governors and district chiefs leading the people at all provincial townhalls, and district offices to make merits for the beloved King.
Although today is not a public holiday, but all state agencies spent the rest of the morning holding religious ceremonies in celebrating the King’s 70th anniversary of his accession to the throne with exhibitions.
Private sector also joined the celebration with all employees dressing in yellow colour.