Jump to content
BANGKOK 16 June 2019 18:29

Archived

This topic is now archived and is closed to further replies.

webfact

King donates Bt100 million for hospital building’s construction

Recommended Posts

King donates Bt100 million for hospital building’s construction

By The Nation

 

659bd29dd1861e14ec856d22dd06c916.jpg

Courtesy of the Royal Household Bureau

 

HM King Maha Vajiralongkorn has graciously given Bt100 million to Siriraj Hospital for the construction of a new building. 

 

Prof Dr Prasit Watanapa, the dean of Mahidol University’s Faculty of Medicine at Siriraj Hospital, said the King granted him an audience and bequeathed the money last Friday. 

 

“The donation is for the construction of the Navamindrapobith 84th Birthday Anniversary [building] at Siriraj Hospital,” Prasit said.

“He [the King] hopes this new hospital building will benefit underprivileged people.” 

 

Prasit said the donation comes from the sale of diaries featuring drawings by the King. 

 

Construction of the new building is underway. Some parts of the building are slated to be open in March or April 2019. 

 

HM the late King Bhumibol Adulyadej introduced the project.

 

He had received treatment at Siriraj Hospital for years until he passed away on October 13 last year. 

 

It is his last project for Siriraj Hospital. 

 

HRH Princess Maha Chakri Sirindhorn is now chair of the project’s fund-raising committee. The construction cost of the Navamindrapobith 84th Birthday Anniversary building is estimated at Bt5 billion, with the government providing Bt2 billion. 

 

The building will feature 355 beds and 62 ICU rooms. There will be no VIP rooms.

 

Source: http://www.nationmultimedia.com/detail/breakingnews/30323736

 
thenation_logo.jpg
-- © Copyright The Nation 2017-08-14

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
Guest
This topic is now closed to further replies.

  • Recently Browsing   0 members

    No registered users viewing this page.

×
×
  • Create New...