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People from across the Country Continue Mourning H.M. the Late King

17 February 2017
Everyday, huge numbers of people from across the country continue to travel to the Grand Palace to pay their respects to His Majestythe late King Bhumibol Adulyadej.
The Bureau of the Royal Household open the palace doors to mourners every morning at 4:45a.m. Today,the Ministry of Interior assisted more than 1,300 residents from Mae Hong Son, Trang, and PathumThaniprovinces in making their way to DusitMaha Prasat Throne Hall in Bangkok to join in mourning for the late King. Everyone participating in the program expressed appreciation for the opportunity to pay their respects at the Grand Palace. Some promised to incorporate His Majestys teachings into their daily lives.
The Bureau of the Royal Household revealed the number of mourners who visited yesterday was 29,927, and 4,475,804 visitors have been through the doors over the past 106 days since it opened in October.
Mourners also visited the new exhibition in honor of His Majesty at SanamLuang, to learn more about the late Kings life and the Thai monarchy.
The exhibition, titled "Yen SiraPhroPhraBori Ban, consists of five different zones, including The Merit of Thailand, A Righteous King, The Great Kings, and A Representative of the Thai People. The exhibition will be open from 8:00a.m. to 8:00p.m. for visitors to the Grand Palace, while a separate round of the exhibition will be open to the general public at 12:00-1:00p.m. and 5:00-6:00p.m.
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