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Ceremony to commemorate King Chulalongkorn Day at Ragunda, Sweden

Ambassador of Thailand to Sweden attends a ceremony to commemorate King Chulalongkorn Day at Ragunda, Sweden

 

On 23 October 2018, H.E. Mr. Soonthorn Chaiyindeepum, Ambassador of Thailand to Sweden and spouse together with the Embassy officials and representatives from the Thai offices in Sweden attended a ceremony in remembrance of His Majesty King Chulalongkorn at Chulalongkorn’s Memorial Pavilion in Ragunda. Mr. Jonas Andersson, Mayor of Ragunda, representatives from the Ragunda Municipality and Tourism Board of Ragunda, as well as the Thai and local community, also participated at the ceremony.

His Majesty King Chulalongkorn’s great contribution to the Kingdom of Thailand included the emancipation of slavery, Thai education and bureaucratic reforms, the development of public utilities and transportation. H.E. the Ambassador also highlighted the State Visit to Sweden and Ragunda of His Majesty King Chulalongkorn in 1897 which laid the strong foundation of friendship and close relations between the two countries.