BANGKOK, 23rd July 2018 (NNT) – The government has made plans to hold a thank you event for all those involved in the Tham Luang Cave rescue operation, on August 1st in front of Dusit Palace under the title “United as One”.
Prime Minister’s Office Minister, Suwaphan Tanyuwattana elaborated today that an event to thank all involved in the rescue of the 13 members of Moo Pa Academy youth football team from Tham Luang Cave in Chiang Rai province will take place August 1, 2018 from 6pm to 8pm in front of Dusit Palace, noting that the occasion will be appropriate and simple.
Those to be invited include all Thais who took part in the operation from civil servants and police to soldiers, volunteers, representatives of foundations and the wife of former Thai Navy Seal Saman Kunan, who lost his life during the mission, rescuers from abroad, members of both Thai and foreign media and members of the Thai public who took a supporting role.
Chiang Rai Governor Prajon Prachsakul meanwhile, made known that all members of the youth football team are to undergo a physical examination today before they are ordained in a tribute to Her Majesty Queen Sirikit of the Ninth Reign and Lt Commander Saman Kunan.
The team members are to be ordained on July 25 at Wat Phra Tat Doi Tung and will spend their monkhood at Wat Phra Tat Doi Wao in Mae Sai district of Chiang Rai. The 13 youths will be monks for nine days until August 3.
Source : NNT