PM and wife attend pre-Songkran event at the Royal Plaza

Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha and his wife, Mrs Naraporn joined chiefs of the three armed forces, the police chief and defence permanent secretary in a traditional pre-Songkran event held at the Royal Plaza on late Sunday afternoon (Apr 8).

The event, called Thalerngsok Suksant Maha Songkran Tamnan Thai, featured paying respect to the equestrian statue of King Chulalongkorn and several entertainment activities, including sand chedi competition and long drum dance by troupe from the Fine Arts Department.

The prime minister expressed his good wishes to participants in the event and wished their safe travelling during the Songkran festival due to start on Thursday which is a public holiday as announced by the government.

He and his wife spent about 45 minutes at the event.