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New Governor arrives in Phuket

New Governor arrives in Phuket

PHUKET: The new Phuket Governor, Phakaphong Tavipatana, arrived in Phuket this morning to take up his new position as the leading government official on the island.

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By Eakkapop Thongtub

Monday 1 October 2018, 10:25AM


Governor Phakaphong Tavipatana’s first port of call was to Heroines’ Monument in Thalang. Photo: PR Dept

Governor Phakaphong Tavipatana’s first port of call was to Heroines’ Monument in Thalang. Photo: PR Dept

Governor Phakaphong's first port of call was at 7am when he visited Heroines’ Monument in Thalang, where he was warmly received by a host of high-ranking Phuket officials, to pay homage to and bestow blessings from the spirits of the islands’ historical saviours for his new post in Phuket.

This was followed by a visit to Tha Rua Shrine, also in Thalang, at 7:45am.

Other activities Gov Phakaphong will participate in today include a visit to Wat Chalong, lunch with government agencies and a prayer ceremony at the Phuket City Pillar Shrine in Thalang.

Governor Phakaphong will then make his way to Phuket Provincial Hall in Phuket Town at 4:30pm.

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