Public and private sectors to organize Crown Prince’ birthday celebration


BANGKOK, 12 June 2012  – The government is cooperating with the private sector in organizing His Royal Highness Crown Prince Maha Vajiralongkon’s 60th birthday anniversary on July 28th, 2012. 

Former deputy prime minister Suwat Liptapanlop, in his capacity as the chairman of the Crown Prince’s 60th birthday anniversary celebration, has announced that the government and the private sector are joining hands organizing the event.

According to Mr Suwat, the Foundation of King Rama IX, the Great, known in Thai as the Ha Thanwa Maharaj Foundation has received a royal permission from the Crown Prince to organize the celebrative activities at Sanam Luang on July 27-29. He added that thew committee members have discussed the preparations in order for all the ceremonies to follow proper customs.

Activities to be organized include the shows in honor of His Royal Highness Crown Prince Maha Vajiralongkon, alms giving to 260 monks, merit-making ceremonies, and prayers.

His Royal Highness Crown Prince Maha Vajiralongkon was born on July 28th, 1952.