British State Visit to Thailand, 1972

The Queen and the Duke of Edinburgh, accompanied by Princess Anne, were hosted by King Bhumibol Adulyadej, Queen Sirikit, the the extended Thai Royal Family during their State Visit to Thailand, which started on this day in 1972. This was the first leg of a long Tour, which was followed by State Visits to Singapore, Malaysia, Brunei, the Maldives, the Seychelles, Mauritius and Kenya, before the Royal Trio finally returned to the United Kingdom on the 26th of March. Continue reading