THAIS PLEDGE ALLEGIANCE TO CHAKRI DY­NASTY

The Sun (Malaysia) - - NEWS WITHOUT BORDERS -

BANGKOK: Prime Min­is­ter Prayut Chanocha led Thais na­tion­wide in an oath-tak­ing cer­e­mony yes­ter­day to pledge allegiance to the Chakri dy­nasty, as the coun­try mourns the late King Bhu­mi­bol Adulyadej, who died last month. Black-clad cit­i­zens and civil servants dressed in white uni­forms at city halls, district of­fices and other ma­jor sites in all of the coun­try’s 76 prov­inces took part in a 10-minute cer­e­mony in front of King Bhu­mi­bol’s photo. Prayut lead Cab­i­net mem­bers and thou­sands of cit­i­zens at the Govern­ment House in pledg­ing their life­time loy­alty to the Chakri dy­nasty. – dpa

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