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King and Queen provide biosafety vehicles for Covid-19 tests


Their Majesties King Maha Vajiralongkorn and Queen Suthida on Monday granted 16 biosafety vehicles and six biosafety trailers at the Amphorn Sathan Residential Hall in Bangkok’s Dusit Palace to the Ministry of Public Health for Covid-19 testing among people in risky areas.

The vehicles were received by Public Health Minister Anutin Charnvirakul, Public Health Permanent Secretary Dr Kiattiphum Wongrajit and ministry executives.

They were equipped with necessary testing equipment and state of the art information technology system for fast and accurate testing.

King and Queen provide biosafety vehicles for Covid-19 tests

The Palace said that they were bought with the money that groups of people had presented to Queen Suthida to celebrate her birthday on June 3.

So far, Their Majesties have donated 36 biosafety vehicles to facilitate testing for Covid-19 in remote areas to reduce crowding at local hospitals. They also donated five vehicles for express analysis mobile units and two vehicles for digital x-ray units.

King and Queen provide biosafety vehicles for Covid-19 tests

The King and Queen also granted an audience to the ambassador of the European Union to Thailand Pirkka Tapiola and his wife Olga Shumylo-Tapiola, and Ambassador of Israel to Thailand Meir Shlomo and his wife Bracha Shlomo, to bid farewell on leaving their positions.

Published : June 08, 2021

By : THE NATION