BANGKOK: The Thai government approved on Tuesday two new Thai public holidays commemorating royal events, and cancelled another.
The new Thai public holidays are:
July 28 – His Majesty the King’s birthday;
October 13 – The passing of the late King Bhumibol Adulyadej (Rama IX)
According to Assistant Government Spokeswoman Colonel Taksada Sangkhachann, the cabinet also decided to scrap the Oct 9, 1957 cabinet resolution that declared Coronation Day, May 5, a Thai public holiday, Bangkok Post reported.
The cabinet resolution took effect immediately, she said.
Source: Bangkok Post
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