On 7 November 2021, H.E. Mr. Singtong Lapisatepun, Ambassador of Thailand to Japan, participated the Kathin Ceremony at Wat Paknam Temple, Chiba.
The Kathin Ceremony isan annual religious event where Buddhists present monks with new yellow robes and make a merit after the ending of the Lent period. At this event, H.E. Ambassador offered the temple a donation along with Covid-19 protection equipment such as facial masks, antigen test kits and Oximeters. Moreover, the Embassy also provided a number of health-caring books and Kanji handbooks to the temple so that the temple could distribute them to Thai community in the area.
The Ceremony was attended by approximately500Thai and foreign Buddhists.