BANGKOK – A ceremony to commemorate the 106th anniversary of the 1st Army Area was attended by the Prime Minister, Defense Minister, and Chief of the Defence Forces.
Prime Minister Gen Prayut Chan-o-cha led an inspection of the troops and laid a wreath at the Royal Monument of King Rama VI.
Then he joined the anniversary ceremony with Defense Minister Gen Prawit Wongsuwan, Deputy Defense Minister Gen Udomdej Sitabutr, and the Chief of the Defence Forces Gen Sommai Kaotira.
The 1st Army Area was established on January 13th, 1910. Its defense jurisdiction covers 26 provinces in central Thailand.