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Her Excellency Makawadee Sumitmor, Ambassador of The Royal Thai Embassy of Thailand to Bangladesh visited Patiya Central Buddhist Monastery & Welfare Complex on 18th September 2022, Sunday. For this purpose, Patiya Central Buddhist Monastery organized a felicitating ceremony on her auspicious visit to our monastery. The whole ceremony was presided over by the most venerable Dr. Sanghapriya Mahathero, Founder & Principal of Patiya Central Buddhist Monastery & Welfare Complex; Secretary General of The Supreme Sangha Council of Bangladesh.
As guests Mr. Amir Humayun Mahmud Chowdhury, Honorary Consul of Thailand to Chattogram; Mr. Panom Thomprayun, Minister Counsellor of The Royal Thai Embassy; Mr. Panupon Chotirangsiakun, Counsellor of The Royal Thai Embassy, Dhaka; Mr. Siwapol Kittiwongsakool, First Secretary of The Royal Thai Embassy, Dhaka; Ms. Busara Sadaengrit, Second Secretary of The Royal Thai Embassy, Dhaka; Mr. Md. Atikul Mamun, Upazila Execute Officer of Patiya; Md. Ayub Babul, Mayor Patiya Municipality; Md. Rasedul Islam, Officer in Incharge of Patiya Thana; Rupal Kumar Sen, Commissioner of Sucrakadondi, word-02, and many lay Buddhists were present in this auspicious ceremony.
The Whole ceremony was conducted by Buddha Shabak Bhikkhu . Her Excellency visited our monastery because The Royal Thai Embassy donated and painted our monastery indoors and outdoors. Mr. Sujit Kumar Barua gave the welcome speech and translated the English and Bengali honorable Chair’s speech and Her Excellency Makawade Sumitmor’s speech.
On behalf of Patiya Central Buddhist Monastery & Welfare Complex, we gave honor and felicitation with flowers, sash, crest, and a little gift to her excellency Makawadee Sumitmor. In the beginning, venerable Anandapriya Bhikkhu chanted Holy Tripitaka. And also, the students of Nalanda Religious Education Centre recited Mangala Sutta as the inauguration song.
May All beings be happy and peaceful!