On 24 May 2018, H.E. Mr. Soonthorn Chaiyindeepum, presented his Letters of Credence appointing him as Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Kingdom of Thailand to the Kingdom of Sweden to His Majesty Carl XVI Gustaf of Sweden at the Royal Palace in Stockholm.
The Royal Palace in Stockholm held the traditional ceremony by assigning Ambassador Birgitta Holst Alani as Marshal of the Diplomatic Corps to accompany H.E. Ambassador Soonthorn Chaiyindeepum and his suite to the Ministry for Foreign Affairs of Sweden. The party was driven in a horse-drawn State Coach from the Ministry to the Royal Palace in Stockholm where a military band and guards of honour awaited. H.E. Ambassador Soonthorn Chaiyindeepum was given an audience with His Majesty King Carl XVI Gustaf for 25 minutes to present the Letters of Credence.
After the ceremony, H.E. Ambassador Soonthorn Chaiyindeepum hosted a Vin d’honneur at the Embassy. The invited guests included Ambassador Birgitta Holst Alani, Marshall of the Diplomatic Corps, as well as representatives of Thai offices in Sweden.