Deputy Minister of Education M.L. Panadda Diskul has called on government officials in all relevant units to adopt the royal wisdom and philosophies of His Majesty the late King Bhumibol Adulyadej in their everyday life, his main theme during his special lecture given on Colonel Chinda Na Songkhla Foundation Day.
The speech featured in an event to mark Colonel Chinda Na Songkhla Foundation Day on 21 February 2017 at the Chinda Na Songkhla Meeting Room, Office of the Civil Service Commission. M.L. Panadda’s special lecture, dedicated to the application of royal philosophies to youth development, was titled "Officials and Application of the King’s Philosophies.” He gave it before a gathering of civil servants from various government agencies, including the Office of the Prime Minister, the Finance Ministry, the Transport Ministry, and the Foreign Affairs Ministry.
M.L. Panadda noted that the philosophies of King Bhumibol Adulyadej generally seek to make the best use of the unique characteristics of Thai people, such as humbleness and honesty. Therefore, he urged all to maintain those qualities to help drive national development. The deputy minister also asked the attending civil servants to incorporate the Philosophy of Sufficiency Economy, gratefulness, honesty, responsibility, and morality into their daily life.
Moreover, the Office of the Public Sector Department Commission was instructed to lay down an indicator system in educational institutes, with emphasis on the implementation of royal philosophies in school, creation of an ethical mechanism, and promotion of moral schools as learning centers, among other goals.