On 17 July 2023, Ambassador Arunrung Phothong Humphreys, together with staff from the Royal Thai Embassy, had a meeting with Mr. Lennart Raswill, Mayor of Ragunda, and the municipality’s executive board and staff at the Ragunda Municipality. The two sides exchanged information on the maintenance of the Thai Pavilion in Utanede, Bispgården, which is a memorial in commemoration of the royal visit of His Majesty King Chulalongkorn to Ragunda in 1897.
The Ambassador was informed about the municipality’s maintenance operation of the Pavilion, as well as prospective development plans for the site, and views on tourism trends in Ragunda.
Ambassador Arunrung expressed her appreciation for the municipality’s efforts and dedication in the maintenance of the Pavilion. She also shared information on the practices used in other countries regarding the maintenance of memorial sites. The embassy and the municipality will continue discussions on this very important issue.