On 31 May 2015, H.E. Mr.Sihasak Phuangketkeow, Ambassador of Thailand to Japan, presided over the Celebration of Visaka Bucha Day at Wat Pa Buddharangsee Temple in Tokyo. Team Thailand officials in Tokyo and Thais living in Japan joining the event. The Thai officials mutually donated 416,950 yen to the temple to be used as fund for the temple’s renovation after being destroyed by a fire incident on 9 April 2015. The Ambassador also led the participants to make merit before the event ended.