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Radio Thailand marks its 88th anniversary

On Sunday, February 25th, Thailand’s national radio broadcaster held an event to commemorate the country’s ‘Father of Thai Radio’.

Acting Director-General of the broadcaster’s Public Relations Department, Lt Gen Sansern Kaewkamnerd, chaired a wreath-laying ceremony before a photograph of His Royal Highness Prince Purachatra Jayakara, the Prince of Kamphaengphet. His Royal Highness is considered the father of Thai Radio and February 25th 2018 is the 88th anniversary of the founding of Radio Thailand.

Deputy Director of the PRD, Pichaya Muangnaow, and Director of the National Broadcasting Services of Thailand (NBT), Kittisak Hankla, attended the ceremony along with members of the private and public sectors. Radio Thailand was founded on February 25th, 1930.

Lt Gen Sansern remarked that radio enables members of the public to follow the progress of the state and stated the PRD will continue to develop all its media channels to present citizens with up to date information.

Deputy Director of the PRD, Dr. Charoon Chaisorn, led members of his office in a religious ceremony to mark Radio Thailand Day. The ceremony included the handover of donations to Sri Thanya Hospital.