New Thailand Ambassador to Sweden presented Credentials

His Excellency Mr. Soonthorn Chaiyindeepum, Ambassador of Thailand to Sweden has presented the Letters of Credence to His Majesty King Carl XVI Gustaf.

This took place on 24 May 2018, when the Ambassador presented his Letters of Credence appointing him as Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Kingdom of Thailand to the Kingdom of Sweden.

The Royal Palace in Stockholm held the traditional ceremony by assigning Ambassador Birgitta Holst Alani as Marshal of the Diplomatic Corps to accompany H.E. Ambassador Soonthorn Chaiyindeepum and his suite to the Ministry for Foreign Affairs of Sweden. The party was driven in a horse-drawn State Coach from the Ministry to the Royal Palace in Stockholm where a military band and guards of honour awaited. H.E. Ambassador Soonthorn Chaiyindeepum was given an audience with His Majesty King Carl XVI Gustaf for 25 minutes.

After the ceremony, Thailand’s Ambassador hosted a Vin d’honneur at the Embassy. The invited guests included Ambassador Birgitta Holst Alani, Marshall of the Diplomatic Corps, as well as representatives of Thai offices in Sweden.

Source: Royal Thai Embassy Stockholm

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