President Tony Tan heading to Bangkok to pay respects to late King Bhumibol

President Tony Tan heading to Bangkok to pay respects to late King Bhumibol

The President will be accompanied by Mrs Tan and MFA officials

SINGAPORE: President Tony Tan Keng Yam will visit Bangkok to pay his respects to the late Thai King Bhumibol Adulyadej.

In a statement released on Sunday (Oct 23), the Ministry of Foreign Affairs said President Tan will pay his respects to the King at the Grand Palace on Monday (Oct 24). He will be accompanied by Mrs Tan and other officials from MFA.

Chairman of the Council of Presidential Advisers, J Y Pillay, will exercise the functions of the office of the President during President Tan’s absence.

Source: CNA/lc

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