Thailand – Yen Sira Phro Phra Bori Ban exhibition to honour late King Bhumibol

HIS Majesty King Maha Vajiralongkorn will be invited to preside over the opening of the exhibition “Yen Sira Phro Phra Bori Ban” on Friday, which will be staged in honour to the late monarch, HM King Bhumibol Adulyadej.

The exhibition will be held at Sanam Luang, and feature the late King’s royal works and some of his personal items.

PM’s Office Minister Ormsin Chivapruck, secretary of the command centre monitoring the mourning period for the late King, revealed yesterday that Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha would issue the invitation to the new King.

Since the passing of the late King, a huge number of people dressed in black have flocked to Sanam Luang each day to queue for the opportunity to pay their respects to him and lay prostrate before his body in the Dusit Maha Prasat Throne Hall at the Grand Palace.

 Tomorrow, a biking event in tribute to the late King will start at 6am. According to the government’s Public Relations Department, the bike route stretches from the Provincial Electricity Authority headquarters in Chatuchak to Ngam Wong Wan Road, through Pongpetch Intersection, Tao Poon T-junction, Saphan Sung, Rama V Road, the Chitralada Royal Villa compound, Wat Benchamabophit Intersection, the Equestrian Statue of King Rama V, Rajdamnoen Avenue and the Phan Phiphop Lila Intersection, before ending at Thammasat University’s Tha Prachan campus.

On the same day, the 6th Thailand International Half Marathon will take place from 4-8am. Around 4,500 runners are expected to fill the route between Rama VII Bridge and Elevated Borommaratchahonnani Road.

The public are encouraged to avoid these routes as traffic will be blocked from entering them when these events are held.For more details, call the 1197 hotline.

Source: TheNation

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