HM the King wishes Thais happiness, prosperity, mutual concern
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BANGKOK, Jan 1 -- His Majesty King Bhumibol Adulyadej on Tuesday conveyed his New Year greetings to his people, wishing happiness, success and prosperity to the Thai people, and peace to the country.
In his traditional televised New Year's address broadcast last night at 8pm, HM the King called on Thais to pay great attention to the country's collective interest and Thainess.
HM the King urged his loyal subjects to take take care of and keep their physical and mental health so that they could fully perform their duties to the best of their abilities.
The most important thing was to keep in mind the mutual regard and Thai ways so that personal tasks and national tasks could progress and successfully achieve targets smoothly, he said.
Meanwhile, His Majesty the King also presented a traditional personally made New Year's greeting card to his people.
The card depicts HM the King in a dark blue suit, and a white shirt with a light green necktie, sitting in a white chair in front of windows.
The photo was composed at Phra Tamnak Piamsuk in Klai Kangwon Palace in Prachuap Khiri Khan's Hua Hin district.
By His Majesty's side sits his favourite royal pet dog Khun Thong Daeng. (MCOT online news)
-- TNA 2014-01-01
King asks Thais to think of public interest and the value of being Thai
BANGKOK, 1 January 2014 (NNT) - His Majesty the King, in his traditional New Year address broadcast on the New Year’s Eve, extended his wishes of happiness, success and prosperity for all Thais. His Majesty stated that everybody’s wish is all the same, hoping for happiness, prosperity and peace, both for oneself and for the nation.
In the New Year, His Majesty urged all his subjects to keep their mind and body in healthy and strong conditions so that they could perform their duties to the best of their ability.
Most importantly, everybody must always keep in mind the public interest and the value of being Thais. Then, all jobs both for individual and national purposes, will be executed smoothly and righteously and achieve their set goals of happiness, prosperity and peace, His Majesty said.
His Majesty the King called on the power of the Triple Gems and all that is sacred to protect his subjects and grant them happiness and good health in the new year.
-- NNT 2014-01-01