PM Narendra Modi halts at Bangkok en route Japan to pay respects to late Thai King Bhumibol Adulyadej

Prime Minister Narendra Modi, on his way to Japan, arrived in the Thai capital on Thursday for a brief stopover to pay homage to the late King Bhumibol Adulyadej, the world's longest-ruling monarch, who died last month.

FP Staff November 11, 2016 12:24:38 IST
Prime Minister Narendra Modi, on his way to Japan, arrived in the Thai capital on Thursday for a brief stopover to pay homage to the late King Bhumibol Adulyadej, the world's longest-ruling monarch, who died last month. (Photos: PTI)
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Prime Minister Narendra Modi, on his way to Japan, arrived in the Thai capital on Thursday for a brief stopover to pay homage to the late King Bhumibol Adulyadej, the world's longest-ruling monarch, who died last month. (Photos: PTI)
PM Modi laid a wreath and paid his respects to the mortal remains of the late king, whose body has been kept at the Grand Palace complex in Bangkok. (Photo: PTI)
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PM Modi laid a wreath and paid his respects to the mortal remains of the late king, whose body has been kept at the Grand Palace complex in Bangkok. (Photo: PTI)
Thai King Bhumibol Adulyade's cremation is likely to take place next year, amid reports that it may happen beyond the official one-year period of mourning. (Photo: PTI)
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Thai King Bhumibol Adulyade's cremation is likely to take place next year, amid reports that it may happen beyond the official one-year period of mourning. (Photo: PTI)
PM Modi also inscribed "a message of condolence at the Grand Palace in Bangkok" while "paying tributes to one of Asia's tallest leaders". (Photo: PTI)
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PM Modi also inscribed "a message of condolence at the Grand Palace in Bangkok" while "paying tributes to one of Asia's tallest leaders". (Photo: PTI)