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Plan to push for Thai traditional massage to be included in Unesco’s World Heritage list

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Thai Massage in Koh Lipe

Thai Massage in Koh Lipe. Photo: Wikimedia Commons.


Thailand will try to push for traditional Thai massage to be included in Unesco’s list of world’s cultural heritage, said Dr Boonruang Trairuangworawat, director-general of Health Service Support Department, on Wednesday.

He disclosed that at a recent discussion on the matter among representatives of the Health Service Support Department, the Department for Development of Thai Traditional and Alternative Medicine, the Ministry of Culture, the regional office of Unesco and the private sector, all agreed with the idea to push for the inclusion of Thai traditional massage in Unesco’s world cultural heritage list.

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