The Department of Internal Trade and Department of International Trade Promotion, the Ministry of Commerce, co-organized the mourning of the late His Majesty King Bhumbol Adulyadej on 21-24 October at the exhibition hall of the Department of International Trade Promotion on Ratchadapisek road. Clothing for mourning is offered at lowered prices by more than 80 shops. A large number of people have come to buy the black attire whereas cloth can be dyed free of charge.

Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha thanked organizers and the people for magnificent and impressive singing of the royal anthem at Sanam Luang which has been recorded for viewing at theaters and via television channels nationwide.

Traffic Police have closed road traffic around the Grand Palace on Samsen road between Bang Khunprom and Bang Lampu intersection, between Arun Amarin and Pan Pipop intersection, on Larnluang road, Central Rajdamnern avenue, ROTC circle, Sieo Bridge and Na Phra That road. For more information please call Hotline 1197

Bangkok Metropolitan Administration is calling on the public not to discard dyed fabrics into canals, rivers or drains as they may contain toxic substances. Facilities provided by King Mongkut's University of Technology's Thonburi are available at Sanam Luang to treat waste water from clothes-dyeing. The service will be further extended to other areas in Bangkok.

Ministry of Digital Economy and Society is tackling inappropriate websites through a 24-hour operation by the Cyber Security Operations Center (CSOC), according to Deputy Prime Minister Prajin Juntong.

The Royal Thai Army will be assembling a Bailey M2 bridge for crossing Khlong Lot, from Rattanakosin Hotel to Sanam Luang, to facilitate the public traveling to pay their respects the late King Bhumibol Adulyadej.

The Prime Minister has ordered all government agencies to display the image of His Majesty King Bhumibol Adulyadej, with adjustments to the text. His Majesty's images are not to be taken down before government authorization.

Flags at the United Nations Headquarters in New York and UN offices worldwide are flying at half-mast showing condolences to the late His Majesty King Bhumibol Adulyadej.

NBT WORLD// The government also requests the public to refrain from organizing festive activities for one month.

NBT WORLD// Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha announced the passing of His Majesty King Bhumibol Adulyadej of Thailand.