Mr. Nontawat Chandrtri, Consul-General of Thailand to Vancouver and spouse presided over the Kathina ceremonies organized by Dhammakaya International Mediation Society of B.C. – Richmond. (Sunday, Oct. 28, 2018), Buddapanyanuntarama Temple – Burnaby (Sunday, Nov. 4, 2018) and Yanviriya 1 Temple – Vancouver (Sunday, Nov. 11, 2018). Members of Thai community and their families from Vancouver, Burnaby, Richmond and nearby cities participated in the ceremonies. The Consul-General and spouse also attended the Loy Krathong ceremony organized by Yanviriya 1 Temple to promote Thai culture and tradition.
On these occasions, the Consul-General also informed the Thai community about various missions of the Royal Thai Consulate-General in Vancouver, consular services provided, and projects planned to strengthen Thai community and promote relationship between Thailand and Western Canada.