On Sunday, 12th February 2017, Mrs. Sutthiluck Sa-ngarmangkang, Consul-General of Thailand to Vancouver presided over the merit making ceremony on Makha Bucha Day at Yanviriya Buddhist Temple in Vancouver, BC. On this occasion, members of Thai community and their families from Vancouver and nearby cities participated in the ceremony, which included praying as well as the offering of food and various necessities to the monks for good merit making.