Bangkok Bank holds a synchronized ceremony across the nation to pay homage to and commemorate the endless benevolence of His Majesty King Bhumibol Adulyadej
October 24, 2017
Bangkok Bank Executive Vice President Thantika Bodhisompon said Bangkok Bank held a ceremony to pay homage to His Majesty King Bhumibol Adulyadej and commemorate the endless benevolence of His Reign. The ceremony led by Chairman of board of executive directors Deja Tulananda of companies in the Bangkok bank group, and executives and staff expressed loyalty, gratitude for the benevolence of His Majesty King Bhumibol Adulyadej and sorrow ahead of the Royal Cremation Ceremony.
The ceremony included reading of a poem composed by Naowarat Pongpaiboon, National Artist and advisor for Bangkok Bank’s Musical Art Center. Participants then paid their respects and laid sandalwood flowers made by executives, staff and volunteers before the portrait of His Majesty King Bhumibol Adulyadej. All sandalwood flowers will be sent to Yannawa temple to burn in the ceremonial funeral pyre there at the same time as the royal cremation ceremony.
Bangkok Bank Head Office on Silom Road, Rama III office and branches nationwide held a synchronized ceremony on Tuesday 24 October 2017 with a total of 90,000 sandalwood flowers made by volunteers.
Bangkok Bank also published 200,000 memorial books of "I love the King...in eternal heart"; an 8.5x10 inch paperback which gathered memorable photos of His Majesty King Bhumibol Adulyadej from the time he was born, his talents, his duties and activities close to the heart of every citizen, as well as QR Codes to show VDO presentations in honor of the beloved King who will be in the hearts of the Thai people forever. The books will be given to customers and employees and distributed to school libraries throughout the country.