PM Modi stops at Bangkok to pay his respect to late King Bhumibol Adulyadej
Narendra Modi stopped briefly in Bangkok to pay his final respects to late King Bhumibol Adulyadejalso known as King Rama IX.
The world's longest reigning monarch, the Thai king passed away on Oct 13, 2016.
The Indian PM reached the Dusit Maha Prasat at the Grand Palace to pay his respects before mortal remains of King Rama IX.
"Paying tribute to one of Asia's tallest leaders. PM lays wreath, pays respects to the mortal remains of late King Bhumibol Adulyadej," tweeted Vikas Swarup, official spokesperson of Ministry of External Affairs.
The PM also inscribed a message of condolence at the Grand Palace in Bangkok.