At 6:30am this morning at Saphan Hin, Phuket Governor Norraphat Plodthong led an alms giving ceremony, which saw participants offer food to 86 monks from several Phuket temples.
The ceremony was conducted to commemorate the late King Rama 9 and honour Queen Sirikit.
Local resident who joined the ceremony were wearing blue shirt, the colour associated with Queen Sirikit.
Wichit Municipality also held a marine animal release ceremony at Klong Mudong yesterday morning (Aug 10) in anticipation of the commemoration of Queen Sirikit’s birthday and Mother’s Day. See story here.