King Advises Against Excessive Funeral Restrictions

King Maha Vajiralongkorn at a ceremony in Bangkok

King Maha Vajiralongkorn presiding over a ceremony in Bangkok. Photo: amrufm.




BANGKOK — King Vajiralongkorn has urged the authorities to make sure their regulations for viewing the cremation of his father are not too strict, a government spokesman said Sunday.

The king’s statement comes as officials are tightening already stringent security measures limiting public access to the event and rules for the historic ceremony set to take place Thursday.

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By Teeranai Charuvastra
Khaosod English



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