Lyonchhen attends the 15th United Nations Day of Vesak Celebration 2018

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Dasho Tshering Tobgay, Prime Minister travelled to Bangkok, Thailand on 24thMay, 2018 to attend the 15thUnited Nations Day of Vesak Celebration 2018 at Mahachulalongkornrajavidyalaya University (MCU), Wang Noi, Ayutthaya, Thailand.

Upon His arrival at the Suvarnabhumi International Airport, Lyonchhen was received by Venerable Phra Bhramapundit, President ofInternational Council for Day of Vesak.

 

On 25thMay, 2018, Lyonchhen participated in the 15th United Nations Vesakday 2018 Conference graced by Ven. Somdet Phra Maha Muniwong, abbot of Wat Ratchabophit, the 20th Supreme Patriarch of Thailand. At the event, Lyonchhen delivered the Keynote address on the theme ‘Buddhist contribution for Human Development’.

 

In the afternoon, Lyonchhen called on His Excellency Gen. Prayut Chan-o-cha, Prime Minister of Thailand at the Government House.Lyonchhen conveyed the warm greetings of His Majesty the King and thanked the Royal Thai Government for the warmth in which Their Majesties and HRH the Gyalsey were received in Thailand for the Royal Cremation Ceremony of His Majesty the Late King Bhumibol Adulyadej.The two Prime Ministers exchanged views on strengthening wide ranging bilateral and regional cooperation.

 

Lyonchhen will arrive in the country on May 26th, 2018.

 

 

 

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