On December 3, 2016, the Royal Thai Consulate-General in Vancouver organized a Buddhist Merit-Making Ceremony to commemorate the 50th day of mourning period on the passing of His Majesty King Bhumibol Adulyadej at Segal Building, Simon Fraser University (SFU) in Vancouver, BC. Mrs. Sutthiluck Sa-ngarmangkang, Consul-General of Thailand to Vancouver, presided over the ceremony which was attended by officials and staff of the Royal Thai Consulate-General, Thai Trade Centre, Thai community and their families of more than 180 people.
The participants also paid homage to His Majesty King Bhumibol Adulyadej by lighting the candles and observing 9 minutes of silence in remembrance of His Majesty’s tireless dedication to the improvement of the Thai people’s livelihood and the sustainable development of the nation.
On this occasion, the Royal Thai Consulate-General also organized the exhibit on “Sufficiency Economy” and opened condolence books for the participants to sign and express their loyalty and gratitude to His Majesty King Bhumibol Adulyadej. Furthermore, the Royal Thai Consulate-General will organize a Buddhist merit-making ceremony in January to commemorate the 100th day of mourning period on the passing of His Majesty the late King.