French expat in Phuket receives Royal Thai honour for Tham Luang Cave rescue

French expat in Phuket receives Royal Thai honour for Tham Luang Cave rescue

By The Phuket News

 

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Maksym Polejaka was honoured with the royal award at the Royal Thai Embassy in Paris on Monday (Sept 9). Photo: Royal Thai Embassy - Paris, France

 

PHUKET: Phuket expat diver and French national Maksym Polejaka has received a royal award for his role in the rescue of the 13 “Moo Pa” (“Wild Boar”) children footballers and their coach trapped in the flooded Tham Luang cave in Chiang Rai last year.

 

Mr Polejaka received the royal honour, the Fifth Class of the Most Admirable Order of the Direkgunabhorn, during a presentation ceremony held in Paris, at the official residence of Royal Thai Ambassador to France Sarun Charoensuwan, on Monday (Sept 9).

 

Present for the occasion, organised by the Royal Thai Embassy in Paris, were were Head of the office of the Team Thailand in Paris, Embassy’s officials, representatives from the Thai community and a representative from the Ministry of Europe and Foreign Affairs of France, reported the Royal Thai Embassy, Paris.


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