On 9 June 2018, H.E. Mr. Soonthorn Chaiyindeepum, Ambassador of Thailand, officials and spouses of Team Thailand visited Buddhrama Temple, Värmdö, Sweden. On this occasion, the Ambassador and Thai community listened to a sermon from Phra Maha Sompong Talaputto. Donations were also made to Phra Maha Sompong Talaputto and Phra Wites Panyaporn, Abbot of the Buddhrama temple, to support Buddhist activities, including the co-organization of World Peace Award and the Annual General Meeting of Thai Sangghas in Europe (UTSE) in Stockholm in June-July 2018. In addition, the Ambassador also handed a contribution from the Embassy to support the activities undertaken by the temple.