On 30th of April 2013, the Kingdom of the Netherlands welcomed the new Dutch King Willem Alexander. The inaugeration ceremony took place in the nieuwe kerk in Amsterdam. Throughout the world the Dutch celebrated this special day, the Holland alumni in Thailand had the honour to watch the inaugeration ceremony live at the grounds of the Netherlands Embassy in Bangkok and celebrated this special occasion together with Dutch nationals and other invited guest in Thailand.
King Willem Alexander is the youngest European Monarch and is the first king of the Netherlands in 120 years.
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On Thursday, 28 February 2013, the NAAT annual general meeting took place at the residence of the Netherlands embassy in Bangkok. Before the AG meeting, H.E. Mr. Joan Boer, the Netherlands Ambassador to Thailand gave a talk on “The ASEAN Economic Community and Thailand: an insight look from a diplomat” upon invitation of the NAAT. The talk of the ambassador was very much appreciated by the NAAT members present during the event.
During the AGM a new President was elected and Dr. Sumeth Chailertvanitkul was elected by the members unanimously.
On behalf of our Naat members we would like to welcome and congratulate Dr. Sumeth Chailertvanitkul (ISS) as the new NAAT President taking over the chair from the former President Dr. Wicha Jiwalai. Herewith, also on behalf of all members we would like to express our thanks and gratitude to Dr. Wichai Jiwalai for his term as President of the NAAT. The event attracted both junior and senior alumni and almost 100 alumni attended the event.read more