PM leads candle-lighting ceremony to celebrate Queen’s birthday

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PM leads candle-lighting ceremony to celebrate Queen’s birthday

Prime Minister Gen Prayut Chan-o-cha led a candle-lighting ceremony on Friday at Sanam Luang to celebrate Her Majesty the Queen’s 84th birthday anniversary.

The prime minister, accompanied by his wife and members of the cabinet, officiated at the candle-lighting ceremony on the auspicious occasion of Her Majesty the Queen’s 7th cycle anniversary or 84th birthday on August 12th.

Gen Prayut also led the cabinet as well as members of the public attending the ceremony in an oath taking ceremony, pledging their loyalty to Her Majesty.

After the ceremonies, all participants chanted the ‘Sansoen Phra Barami’ song, the royal anthem of Thailand. The anthem is usually performed during auspicious occasions or when a high-ranking member of the royal family is present at a function.