On November 12, 2022, the Labour Minister, Mr. Suchart Chomklin, assigned the Ministry of Labour’s Spokesperson (on Politics), Mrs. Thienrat Navamawat, to visit and encourage the participants in the wall painting activity in the Street Art King Bhumibol Project, The Art of Love and Faith, King Bhumibol the Great. Commander of the Submarine and Naval Fleet, Rear Admiral Pongsak Somboon, the Ministry of Labour’s senior executives, heads of government agencies in Chonburi Province, volunteer workers in the area, and the Navy, welcomed the visiting committee the badminton building wall, Naval Fleet, Sattahip District, Chonburi Province.
Mrs. Thienrat said that the Ministry of Labour has collaborated with the Top News television station and the ‘Yung Mee Rao Foundation’ in the Street Art King Bhumibol Project by the Royal Sculpture Drawing Team of King Rama IX, with ‘Kru Ally’ as the lead of the team. The collaboration jointly pushed the dream of seeing the image of King Rama IX throughout the country. The Labour Minister, Mr. Suchart Chomklin, has given importance to the project that shows loyalty and appreciation to his Majesty the King and the Royal Institution to create solidarity and unity among all Thai people. Therefore, she was also assigned to join this project’s working group.
Mrs. Thienrat continued that the wall was painted for today’s activities in Chonburi Province, and the paintwork details were touched up. The Ministry of Labour has supported the Street Art King Bhumibol Project, The Art of Love and Faith, King Bhumibol the Great. It is an initiative under the cooperation between the Ministry of Labour, the Top News television station’s ‘Yung Mee Rao’ Foundation, and the King Bhumibol Street Art team. It aims to provide the Ministry of Labour’s government officials, staff, volunteer workers, and volunteer network, and the people to show their loyalty and gratitude to the monarchy and the royal family, as well as create a consciousness to know how to give, share, sacrifice, have mercy on others, and work without expecting any reward. The Ministry of Labour’s Chonburi Institute of Skill Development 3 has opened a training program called ‘Street Art King Bhumibol,’ a building painting course. The course will run between November 8-12, 2022, for labour volunteers, community members, and soldiers at the Battle of the Naval Fleet, Sattahip District, Chonburi Province, to learn about building wall painting, wall putty skills and crack repairs before being primed and painted on the floor and walls, to prepare for the activities to draw royal portraits. Currently, this project has been rolled out in 14 provinces. It will be gradually implemented in the remaining 63 provinces, eventually covering all provinces across the country in all 77 provinces.
Division of Public Relations
12 November 2022