THAILAND’S CROWN PRINCE TO BE PROCLAIMED KING

Bangkok, – Thailand’s Crown Prince Maha Vajiralongkorn will meet with the head of the parliament on Thursday, when he is expected to formally accept the parliament’s invitation to ascend the throne.

Vajiralongkorn, 64, will succeed his father Bhumibol Adulyadej, who died at the age of 88 on October 13.

Once proclaimed to be the new king, the crown prince will become King Rama X, or the 10th king of the Chakri dynasty founded in 1782, though his formal coronation will not happen before his father’s royal cremation later next year, according to (Xinhua) news agency.

Source: Qatar News Agency