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Preparations for royal cremation completed by month-end

  • Sep 11 2017 09:302 months ago
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All preparations for the royal cremation of the late King Bhumibol Adulyadej, including the construction of the crematorium and the decoration of the cremation ground, will be completed by the end of September, Deputy Prime Minister Tanasak Patimapragorn said on Monday (Sept 11).  

Gen Tanasak said that a special religious ceremony to consecrate the chariots to be used in the procession of the royal urn will be held at the National Museum on Sept 21, at 2pm.

The ceremony will be chaired by Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha.

The Bangkok Metropolitan Administratin will install large television monitors around Sanam Luang, the cremation ground, for the people to watch all ceremonies to be held between Oct 25-30.

The cremation day is Oct 26.

All electric wires and telecommunication cables around the area will be brought underground.

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