PM invites all sectors to celebrate Queen’s 80th birthday


BANGKOK, 21 June 2012  – On the occasion of Her Majesty Queen Sirikit’s upcoming 80th birthday anniversary, the government has invited the public and private sectors to jointly celebrate the auspicious occasion. 

The committee in charge of of Her Majesty the Queen’s birthday celebration, chaired by Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra, has given approval to the organizing of activities and projects in honour of the Queen on her 80th birthday anniversary, which falls on 12th August 2012. Celebratory activities will include a royal garden party and gala dinner in honour of the Queen to be held after 12th August, a reforestation project under the collaboration of the Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment, the Ministry of Interior and the Royal Thai Army, and a village project under the auspices of the Mother of the Land’s Fund aimed at promoting public awareness about drug abuse.

An exhibition will also be held in honour of Her Majesty the Queen during 9th-14th August, as well as a concert on 5th September.

On this occasion, the PM has urged the public and private sectors to collectively celebrate the auspicious occasion.