Social & Cultural News : Consul-General of Thailand received donation from Thai community

On Sunday, 22 January 2017, Mr. Aroon Jivasakapimas, Consul-General of Thailand, received a donation in the amount of 22,222 Hong Kong Dollars from Mrs. Virarat Chan, Chairperson of a Thai community group called Unified Force for Father of the Land, Hong Kong. This donation came from supporters and Thai community members who helped organize a candle light ceremony in remembrance of His Majesty King Bhumibol Adulyadej at Kowloon City on 4 December 2016. The group asked the Royal Thai Consulate-General to donate the money to the Chaipattana Foundation.

Every year, the Royal Thai Consulate-General has supported this Thai community group to organize the Birthday Celebration of H.M. the King of Thailand event. For 2016, the budget of 120,000 baht was given to the group.

Source: Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Kingdom of Thailand