Islamabad, 6 December 2021 (TDI): Thailand’s Embassy in Islamabad held a ceremony to commemorate as well as celebrate its National Day. Thailand celebrates its National Day on 5th December. Thai Ambassador, Chakkrid Krachaiwong hosted the festivities.
The celebration included the commemoration of the Birth Anniversary of King Bhumibol Adulyadej. Thailand celebrates its National Day and Father’s Day on the same date. The embassy arranged a dinner for Thai diplomats, their families, the Thai community in Pakistan and foreigners, attended the celebratory event.
The arrangements were in strict compliance with Covid-19 precautions with the attendees wearing masks and maintaining a safe distance. Pakistan’s Minister of Information and Broadcasting, Fawad Hussain Chaudhary also attended the event as a chief guest.
The Thai embassy also hosted multiple high-level guests including Provincial Minister of Food and Science and Technology, Atif Khan. Moreover, different Ambassadors to Pakistan were also there to join Thailand in its celebration.
During the event, the daughters of Thai diplomats performed a Thai cultural dance. The event also included a Muay Thai display by Pakistani kids from Pakistan Muay Thai Association.
Thailand’s National Day
Thailand celebrates the special day in the country on December 5 as the government of the Royal King has declared it at the state level. The country has sentimental attachment for the day and also celebrates the birthday of the Thai King Bhumibol Adulyadej and Father’s day.
December 5 also holds specific importance as the world celebrates World Soil Day on the same day. The day is celebrated in remembrance of Thai King Rama XI’s work in the field of sustainability as recognized by the United Nations (UN) General Assembly.
Previously, June 24 was celebrated as the national day of Thailand. However, later Thailand shifted the National Day to 5 December as it is the date of birth of Thailand’s most revered monarch.