Bangkok Bank Board of Directors, management and employees hold ceremonies to celebrate the auspicious occasion of the Royal Coronation B.E. 2562
May 08, 2019
Bangkok Bank Chairman Piti Sithi-Amnuai, Executive Chairman Deja Tulananda and President Chartsiri Sophonpanich joined with the Bank’s Directors, management and staff in wearing yellow T-shirts to make merit by giving alms to 100 monks to celebrate the auspicious occasion of the Royal Coronation of King Rama X B.E. 2562.
The ceremony began at 7 a.m. when Chairman Piti Sithi-Amnuai led the ritual by lighting candles to pay respects to both the Three Jewels of Buddhism and the portrait of HM King Maha Vajiralongkorn. The Directors, management and staff then joined Buddhist chants and gave offerings. This was followed by blessings with holy water and giving alms to 100 monks to mark the auspicious occasion of the Royal Coronation of King Rama X B.E. 2562. The 100 monks came from five temples in Bangkok – Wat Yanawa, Wat Traimitr Withayaram, Wat Chakkrawat, Wat Pathumkongka and Wat Ratcha Singkhon.
Bangkok Bank President Chartsiri Sophonpanich then led the Directors, management and staff in a ceremony to pay respect to the portrait of HM King Maha Vajiralongkorn and extend their best wishes by saying: "I, along with the Bank’s Directors, management and staff, am delighted by the auspicious occasion of the Royal Coronation. All Thai people have faith and respect in the Monarchy which has long been one of the kingdom’s important institutions which has brought us prosperity, stability and happiness. Throughout the years, HM the King has dedicated himself to various projects that help all Thai people. When the country suffered a crisis, HM the King granted royal support to Thai people and encouraged us to nurture goodness and join forces in keeping our nation out of danger.” After that, national artist Naowarat Pongpaiboon read poems to honor HM the King. The Bank’s Directors, management and staff then sang songs and signed their names to pay tribute to King Rama X at the Royal Arch in front of Bangkok Bank Head Office, Silom Road.
In addition, the Bank’s management and staff demonstrated their loyalty to HM the King by giving away water to people who lined up to welcome HM the King at the Liab Phra Nakhon procession on May 5, 2019. The Bank’s management and staff also joined the Ministry of Defense to enhance the landscape along the route of the Royal Barge Procession on the auspicious occasion of the Royal Coronation of King Rama X at Wat Buranasiri Matayaram, Atsadang Road, to make it presentable to Thais and the world community as a whole.