Prince Maha Vajiralongkorn to Become New King of Thailand

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Prince Maha Vajiralongkorn will succeed his late father Bhumibol Adulyadej as the new king of Thailand.

MOSCOW (Sputnik) – Crown Prince of Thailand Maha Vajiralongkorn will become the country’s new king following the death of his father King Bhumibol Adulyadej, Thai Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha said on Thursday.

“The government will inform the National Legislative Assembly that His Majesty the King had appointed HRH the Crown Prince in accordance with the royal law on December 28, 1972, and then the National Legislative Assembly will take the relevant action,” the prime minister said referring to Vajiralongkorn as quoted by the Bangkok Post newspaper.

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