Today is the 46th birthday of Yingluck Shinawatra, the first female Prime Minister of Thailand. She receives flowers and well-wishes from her staff and officials.
Yingluck also paid a visit to Wat Sothon Wararam Worawihan to pay respect to Luang Phor Sothorn on the occasion of her 46th birthday.
Ms Yingluck yesterday traveled to Chachoengsao to celebrate her birthday. She visited Wat Sothon Wararam Worawihan and paid tribute to a well-known and respected Buddha statue “Luang Phor Sothorn”. The prime minister and her entourage also paid a visit to the abbot of the temple to present offerings. The abbot, then, wished the Premier happiness, good health, and prosperity. The monk also gave Ms Yingluck a 9-inch Buddha statue and 200 Buddha amulets.
The prime minister said she wanted to make merit on her birthday, believing doing so would bring good luck to her and her family.