More than 3,000 members of the Hmong ethnic community joined in a ceremony at Chiang Mai City Hall to pay respects and mourn His Majesty the King.
Hmong groups were led by Reuangrit Jaocharoen, Chairman of the Chiang Mai Hmong Networks and Hmong Tribes, more than 3,000 people assembled in the field in front of Chiang Mai City Hall to commemorate His Majesty and his boundless and generous kindness. More than 70 members of the community performed on the Hmong reed mouth organ performing music to honor His Majesty.
Inside City Hall Governor Pawin Chamniprasart delivered a formal promise to the ethnic community to work with them to fight the illegal drug problem, to help them protect and conserve forest resources.
Chairman of Chiang Mai Hmong Network Reuangrit Jaocharoen said that it is difficult for many of the Hmong people in Chiang Mai to go to pay respects to HM the late King at the Grand Palace. So, he coordinated with Chiang Mai province to organize the ceremony. He said that due to His Majesty’s care and concern the Hmong people have been helped for many years, they would like to show their love and respect for the King by hosting a monk’s chanting rites ceremony in Bangkok for one night, they will also send five tons of fruit and vegetables to feed people at the Grand Palace.