BANGKOK, 12 August 2015 – Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha led representatives of all sectors in a candle lighting ceremony at Sanam Luang in celebration of the 83rd birthday anniversary of Her Majesty the Queen on 12 August 2015.
The PM paid homage in front of Her Majesty’s image and expressed loyalty to the Queen. Gen. Prayut and the ceremony participants then sang the Royal Anthem and lit candles to bless Her Majesty on her birthday.
The candle lighting ceremony took place in all provinces across Thailand similtaneously.
More than 30 sets of fireworks were lit, including fireworks in the shape of jasmine–the symbol of Mother’s Day in Thailand–amid cheers of long live the queen.