At the ceremony, held at Sapan Hin yesterday morning, Governor Phakaphong wished one and all a joyful, happy and prosperous New Year.
Joining the Governor in his New Year blessings were all three Phuket Vice Governors – Wongsakorn Nunchukan, Phichet Panaphong and Supoj Rotreuang Na Nongkhai – along with Phuket City Mayor Somjai Suwansupana and other officials.
Phra Kru Prakhunsutthakit, Deputy Abbot of Wat Wichit Sangkharam, led the formal blessing ceremony, which included a sermon titled “Generosity and unity, it will make society happy”.
After the ceremony, Governor Phakaphong said, “I have received good cooperation from everyone. We have jointly developed Phuket as a top province in Thailand.
“In 2020, I hope I will continue to receive cooperation from all of you to create unity, reconciliation and spiritual volunteer to do good for the nation and His Majesty, and we will unite to develop Phuket.
“I love Phuket province, and I want to make Phuket a famous and beautiful tourist destination that is international standard.
“May the Buddhist triple gems of LuangPor Chaem of Wat Chalong, and Thao ThepKasattri and Thao Srisoonthorn [the Phuket Heroines] and all the sacred things bless you and your family to be healthy and joyful. Also may everyone’s wish to be granted for the whole 2020,” he added.
Governor Phakaphong also presented his New Year blessings in a video and in a letter personally signed.