BANGKOK, 6 April 2012 – His Royal Highness Crown Prince Maha Vajiralongkorn will today represent His Majesty the King at the ceremony to pay homage to King Rama I, founder of the Chakri Dynasty, on the occasion of the Chakri Day.
According to the Bureau of the Royal Household, at 4.30 p.m. on 6 April 2012 HRH the Crown Prince will proceed by car to the statue of King Rama I on the Memorial Bridge (Phra Phuttha Yodfa Bridge) where he will present floral tribute of Their Majesties the King and Queen as well as that of himself and other royal offerings to King Rama I’s statue.
Thereafter, HRH the Crown Prince will proceed to the Temple of the Emerald Buddha in the Grand Palace where he will pay respect to the Emerald Buddha and will later on, go to the Phra Dhebidorn Hall to pay homage to the ancestral kings.
The Bureau of the Royal Household also announced that in conjunction with the founding anniversary of the Chakri Dynasty today, His Majesty the King has graciously granted permission for members of the general public to pay homage to the statues of Chakri Dynasty’s former kings installed in the Phra Dhebidorn Hall from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. of 6 April.
(NNT : Sirinthip Sitabutr)