PHAYAO (NNT) - Her Royal Highness Princess Bajrakitiyabha Narendiradebyavati Krom Luang Ratchasarinee Siripatchara Maha Watchara Ratchathida, on behalf of His Majesty King Maha Vajiralongkorn Phra Vajiraklaochaoyuhua, has presided over the opening of a sports stadium at Phayaophithayakhom School in Phayao province.
At 2:28 p.m. on Sunday (Nov 10), Her Royal Highness Princess Bajrakitiyabha proceeded to Phayaophithayakhom School in Muang Phayao district, Phayao province, to present sports equipment, books and stationery supplies to 11 rural schools.
Her Royal Highness then presided over the opening of the Pheu Muan Chon Stadium. The Princess observed an 800-meter running competition and presented medals to the winners of this event.
The Pheu Muan Chon Stadium is a sports stadium built for students and local communities. The stadium received royal support for its construction. In 2017, a charity marathon was organized to raise funds for the stadium’s construction. The 750-kilometer marathon through 11 provinces, was joined by former national athletes, representatives of government agencies and private firms, and members of the public. Construction started in September last year.
Before leaving Phayaophithayakhom School, Her Royal Highness Princess Bajrakitiyabha took part in a running exercise at the Pheu Muan Chon Stadium.
Phayaophithayakhom School is a large secondary school in Phayao province. It has 416 students with 265 teachers and education staff.