Thai and Chinese production houses to jointly produce TV series to honour King Bhumibol

Thai and Chinese entertainment production houses have recently announced the production of a new television series to honor His Majesty the late King Bhumibol Adulyadej.

According to the National News Bureau of Thailand, Deputy Education Minister M.L. Panadda Disakul said today that Thailand's top production companies and China International Broadcasting Network have struck a deal to produce a TV series that features the teachings of His Majesty King Rama IX.

M.L. Panadda, who presided over the signing ceremony, said the program is aimed at inspiring the public to be more productive and successful through the promotion of favorite recreation activities of His Majesty.

The series will be aired in Thailand and China, said the Deputy Minister, remarking that it would play a vital role in promoting Thai culture abroad.

The Deputy Education Minister also disclosed that the love and respect for the revered monarch remain strong among Thai citizens and would be so for many years to come.

Source: Thai Public Broadcasting Service (Thai PBS)