President of Lithuania pays respects to late King - Phuket News

President of Lithuania pays respects to late King

  • May 14 2017 11:458 months ago
BANGKOK, 14 May 2017 (NNT) - President of Lithuania Dalia Grybauskait? on Saturday paid her respects to His Majesty the late King Bhumibol Adulyadej at the Grand Palace to express condolences.

As usual, people from many provinces, including Ranong, Satun, Samut Prakan, Roi Et, Sing Buri, Nong Khai and Sa Kaeo continuously traveled to the Grand Palace since early morning despite the rain. Staff from the Bureau of the Royal Household, military officers, police officers, physicians, nurses and volunteers facilitated the mourners and provided free food and beverages for them.

There were 32,226 people paying their respects before the body of the late King on Saturday.

Meanwhile, volunteers in Don Mueang district made funeral wood flowers to be used in the Royal Cremation. Other district offices in Bangkok have taught people to make funeral wood flowers and set a target to make 20,000 flowers per district. The flowers will be given to mourners at various locations in Bangkok on the Royal Cremation day.

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