Former flight attendant turned royal patrol is named Queen Suthida daytimes before his own coronation
Thailand’s King Maha Vajiralongkorn has married the deputy head of his personal security detail in a stun uniting and passed her the title Queen Suthida, just days before his official coronation.
The announcement of the unexpected ceremony, just three days before the long-awaited coronation, was realise in the imperial gazette and footage from Wednesday’s wedding ceremony was later shown on the nightly royal news segment aired on all Thai television channels.
Vajiralongkorn, 66, also known by the title King Rama X, became constitutional ruler after the death of his venerated father-god, King Bhumibol Adulyadej,in October 2016, after 70 years on the throne.
He was due to be officially crowned in elaborated Buddhist and Brahmin ceremonies that will take place over three days this weekend, finishing with a procession through Bangkok.
Thailand has been a constitutional monarchy since 1932 but the royal family still regards gigantic patriotism, capability and money in Thailand, with the king considered the spiritual champion of the person or persons. The emperor is also insulated from criticism by some of the most stringent lese majeste principles in the world.