His Majesty the King will leave Siriraj Hospital to visit Thung Makham Yong, a vast paddy field in Ayutthaya, on Friday.
Sawasdi Promthat, 79, stands beside a paddy field where His Majesty the King harvested rice in Phra Nakhon Si Ayutthaya district of Ayutthaya province 16 years ago. (Photo by Sunthorn Pongpao)
The field is where the kaem ling (monkey cheek) royal project to divert flood water was initiated by the King 16 years ago, when he harvested rice from the royal experimental rice field on May 14, 1996.
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