Princess of Thailand visits Macedonia


Princess Maha Chakri Sirindhorn of Thailand is paying a two-day visit to Macedonia after being invited by the President’s wife, Maja Ivanova.

During her visit to the country, the Thai princess has visited some of the most famous cultural landmarks in Macedonia and learned more about Macedonia’s rich culture, history and tradition, the President’s office said Sunday in a press release.

At their meeting, Princess Maha Chakri Sirindhorn and Maja Ivanova shared views and ideas for cooperation.

Ivanova informed her guest about the projects she had been involved with and the initiatives she endorsed that were related to the rights of women and children, in particular children with special needs.

Expressing gratitude for the hospitality, the Thai princess voiced preparedness for launching of joint activities by sharing experience and knowledge, stated the press release.

Also, the Princess of Thailand was presented with a lifetime achievement award of the Alliance of Civilizations Foundation in Skopje.

Princess Maha Chakri Sirindhorn is the second daughter of the late King Bhumibol Adulyadej and the sister of King Maha Vajiralongkorn. She has been named UN Goodwill Ambassador for the World Food Program and UNESCO Goodwill Ambassador for the emancipation of children from minority communities through education.