BANGKOK, 9 February 2015 – Her Royal Highness Princess Maha Chakri Sirindhorn on Sunday (Feb 8) presided over the inaugural ceremony of a newly refurbished building of the Bank of Thailand at its headquarters in Phra Nakhon District, Bangkok.
The renovated ‘Building 2’ used to serve as the Bank of Thailand (BOT)’s head office during 1982-2009, after which renovation was made to modernize the building, making it ready to cushion the central bank’s increasing tasks in accordance with the national economic growth.
The BOT’s Building 2 is nine floors high with a combined utility space of 40,000 square meters. It comprises operational rooms to handle the nation’s economic stability, a huge conference room to facilitate meetings of economic leaders at both local and international levels, and a press conference room. The building also houses several other units such as the banknotes division.