Navy to celebrate 250th anniversary of King Taksin’s naval campaign

Statue of King Taksin in Thonburi, Bangkok

King Taksin the Great Monument in Thonburi, Bangkok. Photo: Nipskung.

BANGKOK, 16 October 2018 (NNT) – The Royal Thai Navy is preparing celebrations for the 250th anniversary of the naval campaign by King Taksin to reclaim the Kingdom of Ayutthaya.

Commander-in-Chief of the Royal Thai Navy,Admiral Luechai Rutdit, chaired a press conference on the activities that will be held to mark the historic event. They include a theater performance by the Buddhaisawan sword academy of Kanchanaburi province, depicting the merits of national unity.

Full story: NNT

Reporter: Benjamin Rujopakarn,
Rewriter: hugh brammar
National News Bureau of Thailand

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