Royal fund set up to combat virus

Royal fund set up to combat virus

The Chaipattana Foundation has established a fund to receive donations to battle the coronavirus outbreak at the behest of Her Royal Highness Princess Maha Chakri Sirindhorn.

The foundation posted on its Facebook account that Princess Sirindhorn, as its executive chairperson, has instructed the foundation to set up a fund to accept donations from the public and distribute them to hospitals and medical personnel to buy equipment to treat Covid-19 patients. The fund is named "the Chaipattana Fund to fight against Covid-19 [and other diseases]".

Donations can be made directly via money transfer to Siam Commercial Bank account number 067-300487-3, by phoning 02-447-8585 (ext. 109, 121, or 259) or via email at

Contributions are tax-deductible.

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