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PHUKET: The Royal Household Bureau today asked for staff at all government offices, state enterprises and educational institutions to fly the national flag at half-mast and to wear black for the next 15 days as a mark of respect for HRH Galyani Vadhana, who passed away early this morning.

An emergency meeting of the Cabinet today concurred the request.

Students, however, may continue wearing their school uniforms as usual.

The Cabinet also asked for all government officers to postpone or cancel any public celebrations or fairs already scheduled to take place during the national mourning period of 15 days.

They also asked government officers to deter any such merry-making events from taking place during the next 100 days while vigil is being kept over HRH Galyani’s body.

The Ministry of Interior asked for all private entertainment venue operators to also observe the national mourning.

The Phuket Governor’s Office this afternoon confirmed to the Gazette that at this time this was a request only.

An official book of condolences is available for people to sign in front of the Phuket Governor’s Office at Phuket Provincial Hall on Narisorn Rd, Phuket City, from 8:30 am to 4: 30 pm.

The book will remain available until January 16.

 

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