Mrs. Sutthiluck Sa-ngarmangkang, Consul-General of Thailand to Vancouver, presided over the New Year celebration as well as the 96th birthday anniversary celebration of Phra Viriyang Sirintharo, Lord Abbot of Wat Dhammamongkol, at Yanviriya Buddhist Temple in Vancouver, BC, Canada. After the prayer, sermon and well-wishing ceremony, all participants jointly presented food and various necessities to the monks for good merits making and the auspicious beginning of the year 2016.