The government invites public members to join the celebration of the 76th birthday anniversary of Her Majesty Queen Sirikit at the Ananta Samakhom Throne Hall and Dusit Palace from August 10 to 12. According to Prime Minister and Defence Minister Samak Sundaravej, people can appreciate many of Her Majesty the Queen’s projects for Thai people as well as the beauty of Thai arts and crafts on this occasion.
The government will launch a 116-day campaign to rebuild national unity on the occasion of Their Majesties' birthdays. Prime Minister Samak Sundaravej said the campaign would be called from Mother Day to Father Day project, which will last from August 12 to December 3. He said several activities will be held including marathon running and selling of special wristbands.
In celebration of Thai Women’s Day 2008, the National Council of Women under Her Majesty the Queen’s royal patronage is organizing an exhibition in recognition of the eminent roles of eight female members of the Royal Family.
Hundreds of thousands of people are expected to participate in the royal cremation ceremony for Her Royal Highness Princess Galyani Vadhana Krom Luang Naradhiwas Rajanagarindra at the Sanam Luang ceremonial site in Bangkok.
The Treasury Department, under the Ministry of Finance, is producing three commemorative coins to mark the royal cremation of Her Royal Highness Princess Galyani Vadhana Krom Luang Naradhiwas Rajanagarindra.
His Majesty the King has reminded new judges of the Constitution Court and Administrative Court of their importance, saying they represent him in performing their duty for the good of the nation. The King told nine new Constitution Court judges who were sworn in yesterday that they must do their duty without prejudice and in strict compliance with their oath of office. The King stressed the need for the judges to strive to overcome all obstacles which could affect the country and millions of people.