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His Majesty the King of Thailand conveys his continued interest and support for AIT and its work


His Majesty King Bhumibol of Thailand conveyed through Her Royal Highness Maha Chakri Sirindhorn his continued interest and support for AIT and its work. HRH Princess Sirindhorn revealed this during the luncheon which AIT hosted in honour of HRH Princess Sirindhorn after the AIT’s 108th Graduation on 21 December 2007.

Her Royal Highness also made a personal contribution of 1 million Baht towards scholarships for needy students to pursue their studies at AIT. Her Royal Highness had very fond memories and recollections of the time she spent at AIT in 1984, when she attended a two-month course at the Asian Regional Remote Sensing Training Center. Her Royal Highness remarked that she had enjoyed her time at AIT, and also greatly appreciated and benefited from the international and multicultural environment which AIT provided, and which Her Royal Highness viewed as one of the Institute’s unique strengths.