Her Majesty Queen Suthida Bajrasudhabimalalakshana has presided over the Thai Women’s Day celebrations at Impact Arena Exhibition and Convention Centre in Muang Thong Thani, Bangkok.The Nation reports that it was the first time Her Majesty addressed the public speaking about her determination to perform her royal duties.
The royal statement brought about joy and appreciation among those in attendance. In addition Her Majesty also noted that Thai women have an important role in nurturing and teaching good morals to their family members and to build a strong foundation for society and the country at large.
Thai Women’s Day 2019 was organised by Department of Women’s Affairs and Family Development, Ministry of Social Development and Human Security in collaboration with the National Council of Women of Thailand, and under the Royal Patronage of Her Majesty the Queen. Her Majesty granted honorary certificates to 150 distinguished women and 25 youth, and then visited the exhibition paying tribute to the Queen Mother.
Meanwhile, the Ministry of Interior has ordered every province to pay respects to the Queen Mother on the auspicious occasion of her 87th birthday anniversary during August 5-19. On August 12, there will be religious ceremonies, a merit-making to 88 monks, and the candlelight blessing ceremony at 7.30pm across the country.