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Preparation for Royal Cremation Ceremony moves forward

HM King Bhumibol Adulyadej golden urn

HM King Bhumibol Adulyadej golden urn. Photo: Bureau of the Royal Household.

BANGKOK, 25 November 2016 (NNT) – The government has scheduled a meeting on the construction of the Royal Crematorium and other ceremonies as part of the Royal Funeral of His Majesty the late King Bhumibol Adulyadej on December 19.

Deputy Prime Minister Gen Thanasak Patimaprakorn, as chairman of the Royal Cremation Organization Committee, has revealed the Fine Arts Department of the Ministry of Culture has scheduled a religious ceremony to activate the Royal Vehicles to be used in the funeral procession of His Majesty the late King for this December 19 at 2:29PM. The department is also to remove tents in the area of the National Museum and relocate them to the National Theater to make way for the vehicles to emerge from the museum.

Full story: NNT

Reporter: Itiporn Lakarnchua