CHIANG MAI, 26 October 2016 (NNT) – A special exhibition has been launched in Chiang Mai province on the numerous royal initiative projects of His Majesty the late King Bhumibol Adulyadej.

Chiang Mai Governor Pawin Chamniprasart inaugurated the exhibition in honor of the late King at the Chiang Mai City Hall. More than 3,000 state officials and local residents were present at the opening ceremony and together sang the royal anthem in dedication to the beloved monarch.

Mr Pawin pointed out that throughout his life, the King conducted royal duties in Chiang Mai for 92 times, making the province the most visited area in the country. A total of 26 royal initiative projects were implemented in Chiang Mai to solve the locals’ problems, alleviate their hardship and support them in building a sustainable occupation. Two dams were also constructed in the province on the King’s command; they are Mae Ngat Somboon Chon Dam in Mae Taeng district and Mae Kuang Udom Thara Dam in Doi Saket district.

Moreover, the Governor said His Majesty gave the province his royal guideline on the restoration of local forests through Huai Hong Khrai Royal Development Study Center in Doi Saket district. The King also introduced the concept of developing natural resources in parallel with the promotion of agriculture, livestock and fisheries, with a view to enabling people to become self-reliant.

The exhibition on royal initiative projects in Chiang Mai is scheduled to continue through January 20 next year. It is open to visitors every day, including national holidays, from 8:30 am to 4:30 pm daily.

National News Bureau Of Thailand | Chiang Mai opens exhibition on King?s royal initiative projects