Bangkok – Government House will be allowing children to sit in the Prime Minister’s chair and view his office on National Children’s Day on Saturday, with other events being organized nationwide.
The Ministry of Science and Technology has already kicked off its Road of Science activity for National Children’s Day, assembling over 100 scientific experiments and trials on Yothi Road.
The theme of this year’s event is “Fun with Science, Mastering the Periodic Table”.
At Government House, the theme will be “Thai Children with a Volunteering Spirit, Bettering the Environment”. Those visiting the compound will be provided with a range of activities, and opportunities to win prizes as well as to view the Prime Minister’s office and even sit in his chair.
The Bangkok Mass Transit Authority (BMTA) is allowing children under the age of 15 to travel free on the day with up to 118 routes to waive fares for children.
Outside Bangkok, Khao Kheow Zoo is allowing any child under 135 centimeters in height and any holder of a welfare card free entry. In Nakhon Ratchasima, an F16 jet exhibition will take place while in Phattalung province children will be allowed to get up close with military equipment including tanks and artillery.