PM televises thank you message on success of Tham Luang rescue operation

PUBLISHED ON WED, JUL 11, 2018 2:59 PM

PM televises thank you message on success of Tham Luang rescue operation

 

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BANGKOK, 11th July, NNT - The Prime Minister has expressed his gratitude to all involved in the success of the Tham Luang rescue operation, which concluded last night. 

Prime Minister General Prayut Chan-o-cha delivered the message on the national television at noon today, briefly going over the event. 

He recognized all individual agencies and organizations for providing assistance in all forms to the search and rescue efforts. He especially expressed his gratitude to His Majesty the King and all members of the Royal Household for their benevolence and kindness to all undertaking the rescue. 

General Prayut, on behalf of the Royal Thai Government, thanked everyone for their contribution. He also said the outpouring of moral support from around the world had helped make the mission a success. 

He said the event is a great lesson that teaches us all, that even when the task is monumentally challenging, we can overcome it with unification and wisdom. 

The Prime Minister underlined the importance of hard work, determination and sacrifice that make a task possible. General Prayut also paid tribute to Petty Officer First Class Saman Kunan, the former Navy Seal who lost his life while performing underwater work for the mission.

 
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