Phuket prepares for lucky number nine

PHUKET: Tomorrow – the ninth day of the ninth month of the year 2009 – is considered a highly auspicious day by Thais.

In Phuket, Governor Wichai Phraisa-ngop will preside over a ceremony attended by his deputies and other government officials at Phuket Community Hall to mark the special date.

A large number of couples will also register marriages at Phuket’s registry offices as the registration will feature the auspicious 09/09/09 date.

Starting at 9.09am, every government office in Thailand will hold a ceremony in honor of His Majesty King Bhumibol Adulyadej’s 82nd birthday on December 5.

King Bhumibol is the ninth monarch of the Chakri dynasty.

— Gazette Reporters

Phuket News

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