11 July 2024

His Majesty the King has donated several plots of land, in Bangkok and elsewhere, to state agencies for educational, recreational and state purposes. They include 48 hectares in Pathum Thani province, for a new zoo and office of the Zoological Organization, and land in the Dusit District of Bangkok, on which Suan Dusit University is located.

A ceremony for the presentation of land title deeds was held on Sunday, at the Amporn Throne Hall in the Dusit Palace, presided over by Their Majesties the King and Queen. Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha led ministers and officials in receiving the deeds.

Some of the land donated are:
• Approximately 3.7 hectares (23 rai) in Dusit District of Bangkok, for the offices of the Department of Public Disaster Prevention and Mitigation and the Department of Local Administration Promotion Department.
• Approximately 1.6 hectares (10 rai) in Dusit District, for Ratchavinit School, and approximately 0.96 hectares, also in the same district, for the Ratchavinit School (secondary level of education).
• Approximately 169.4 hectares (1,059 rai) in Pathum Thani province and approximately 78.9 (493 rai) hectares in Chon Buri province, for the Royal Thai Army.
• Approximately 29.6 hectares (185 rai) in Cha-am district of Phetchaburi province, for the office of the Border Patrol Police’s Naresuan camp.
• Approximately 9.6 hectares (60 rai) in Dusit District, for Suan Sunantha University, and approximately 5.9 hectares (37 rai), also in the same district, for Suan Dusit University.