Thailand receives as a 96-year-old regent

Thailand receives as a 96-year-old regent

World October 15, 2016 08:39

bangkok - The 96-year-old Prem Tinsulanonda temporary regent of Thailand. Crown Prince Vajiralongkorn has indicated that he would prefer some time with the people mourning the death of his father, King Bhumibol.

The 88-year-old prince died Thursday after a long illness at a hospital in the capital Bangkok. Since the country must formally have a head of state is Prem Tinsulanonda as head of the Royal Advisory Council the right person to fill the king-less era. Tinsulanonda used include premier. The Advisory Council is a powerful body in the Asian kingdom.

Also Saturday, the popular Bhumibol was commemorated everywhere. Countless citizens, mostly dressed in black, as well as many Buddhist monks prayed in the street for the souls of the deceased king. The crown prince is much less popular. Prince Maha is three times married and divorced, and showed himself much in Thailand. He stayed among more often and long in Germany.

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