Thai people take parts in religious ceremonies held in honour of Her Majesty Queen Sirikit the Queen Mother on the occasion of Her Majesty’s birthday on August 12.
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The Queen Mother’s birthday is the national Mother’s Day.
The Ministry of Culture organized a multi-faith ceremony to mark the jubilant occasion at Thailand Cultural Centre on Monday.
An exhibition features information about numerous royal projects initiated by Queen Sirikit.
MCOT also held an alms-giving ceremony at its headquarters in Bangkok. MCOT president Kematat Paladesh and other executives offered alms to nine Buddhist monks.
On Mother’s Day, Thais typically pay their respects to mothers by presenting jasmine garlands. Jasmine farmers in Nakhon Ratchasima said the price of flowers had doubled due to higher demand. (TNA)