The Bureau of the Royal Household announced that His Majesty the King Bhumibol passed away on 13 October 2016.
The Royal Thai Embassy opens for the book of condolences from today (14 October). At 13.05 hrs., H.E. Mr. Shizo Abe, Prime Minister of Japan, visited the Embassy to sign a message of condolences. Cabinet members, politicians and high-level officials also came to sign the messages, including H.E. Mr. Tadamori Oshima, Speaker of the House of Representatives, H.E. Mr. Fumio Kishida, Minister for Foreign Affairs, H.E. Mr. Yasuhisa Shiozaki, Minister of Health, Labour and Welfare, H.E. Ms. Tomomi Inada, Minister of Defense, H.E. Mr. Nobuo Kishi, State-Minister for Foreign Affairs, Mr. Natsuo Yamaguchi, President of NewKomei Party and Ms. Renho, President of the Democratic Party.