On November 20, 2022, the Labour Minister, Mr. Suchart Chomklin, chaired the activity to deliver the royal portrait of Street Art King Bhumibol Project, The Art of Love and Faith, King Bhumibol the Great. Naval Commander Admiral Choengchai Chomchoengphaet, Chonburi Provincial Governor, Mr. Thawatchai Srithong, President of the ‘Yung Mee Rao Foundation,’ Mr. Chayathorn Thanaworachet, the Ministry of Labour’s executives, heads of government agencies under the Ministry of Labour in Chonburi Province and representatives of relevant agencies joined the welcoming at the badminton building area, Royal Thai Navy, Sattahip District, Chonburi Province. Mr. Suchart said that the Ministry of Labour 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 Ministry of Labour 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.
Mr. Suchart continued that for Chonburi, he assigned the Ministry of Labour’s Chonburi Institute of Skill Development 3 to support by organizing a training program called ‘Street Art King Bhumibol,’ a building painting course. The course took place on November 8-12, 2022, for labour volunteers, community members, and soldiers at the Battle of the Naval Fleet to learn about building wall painting, wall putty skills, and crack repairs before being primed and painting on the floor and walls, to prepare before artist’s complete the work of painting the royal portraits, which were finished and delivered today.
“The Ministry of Labour thanks the ‘Yung Mee Rao Foundation,’ the Street Art King Bhumibol Project, the Royal Thai Navy, the Chonburi Provincial Governor, Labour Volunteers, and all relevant agencies. Most importantly, I would like to commend all artists who have contributed to making this activity a success. This activity showcases loyalty and gratitude towards the monarchy and the royal family, creating awareness for Thai people to know how to give, share, sacrifice, and be kind to others, working without expecting rewards, “concluded Mr. Suchart.
The Street Art King Bhumibol Project, The Art of Love and Faith, King Bhumibol the Great, has been implemented in 15 provinces. It will gradually roll out to the remaining 62 provinces across the country.
Division of Public Relations
20 November 2022