On 7 December 2012, the Royal Thai Consulate-General in Dubai hosted Thai Day 2012 to celebrate the Auspicious Occasion of His Majesty King Bhumibol Adulyadej’s 85th Birthday Anniversary for the Thai community in Dubai and the Northern Emirates.
At 15.09 hrs. Mr. Thosaporn Moonlasartsathorn, Consul-General, and his wife, presided over the official ceremonial proceeding. At 17.59 hrs, Consul-General, together with Team Thailand, led the candlelight vigil and sang the Royal Anthem to cerebrate His Majesty's Birthday Anniversary.
Thai Day is an annual event to celebrate the Auspicious Occasion of His Majesty's Birthday Anniversary and also serves as a function where the Thai community can enjoy networking and socializing between colleagues and friends. This year, with the support from Team Thailand, Thai Business Council-Dubai, Thai Community, hotels and restaurants, the Thai Day 2012 was a success with the attendance reaching over 300 people.