5 December was the birthday of HM King Bhumibol Adulyadej the Great.
In Thailand, the commemorative day is celebrated as Father’s Day in loving memory of a monarch who dedicated his life to serve the people as the Father of the Nation. The Thai-Norwegian Chamber of Commerce joins the nation in commemorating the great king and to celebrate the king’s work in conserving soil resources essential for food security and sustainable development. Throughout his life, King Bhumibol Adjulyadej showed the way to his people, exemplified through the ten virtues after which he led his own life:
8. Not causing harm
9. Endurance and patience
10. Not going wrong