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AIT mourns passing of Mr. Chukiat Photayanuvat, President of AITAA−Thai Chapter

AIT mourns passing of Mr. Chukiat Photayanuvat, President of AITAA−Thai Chapter

Mr. Chukiat Photayanuvat

 
The Asian Institute of Technology was deeply saddened by the sudden passing away of distinguished alumnus Mr. Chukiat Photayanuvat (GTE 1979), President of the AIT Alumni Association (AITAA) −Thai Chapter, and Deputy Governor of the Mass Rapid Transit Authority of Thailand (MRTA), on Sunday, 25 July 2010. Mr. Chukiat, who lost his battle with cancer, was 55.
 
“With the passing away of Mr. Chukiat, we have lost a close and dear friend of the Asian Institute of Technology,” AIT President Said Irandoust said in an email to faculty, staff, students and alumni.

Mr. Chukiat was an extremely active and respected member of the AIT Alumni Association, and his contributions to the Institute, especially in his capacity as the President of the AITAA-Thailand Chapter, will always be valued and remembered, President Irandoust said.

President Irandoust expressed his heartfelt condolences on behalf of the entire AIT community to the immediate family members, relatives and friends of Mr. Chukiat. He said the thoughts and prayers of all of AIT were with them at this very difficult time of bereavement.

Read Bangkok Post report.
 
Details on the religious rites for Mr. Chukiat will be communicated through the AIT Alumni Office.