Thai princess ends trip with visit to Don Bosco museum

Shillong, November 25, 2016: Thai princess Maha Chakri Sirindhorn ended her three-day Meghalaya tour on Friday with a visit to the Don Bosco Centre for Indigenous Cultures at Mawlai.

Fr Joseph Puthenpurakal, director of the museum, received the princess and her entourage who visited four of the 20 galleries for about 20 minutes. The princess was seen taking notes and clicking photographs of the various exhibits with her mobile phone. She also wrote her comment on the visitors’ book.

The princess also visited the North Eastern Hill University.

The princess visited several places, including the Sacred Groves at Mawphlang and Mawlynnong, during her stay. A reception was organised by Sohra MLA T. Chyne and the princess presented a memo to former cabinet minister A.L Hek.

Chief Minister Mukul Sangma had hosted a dinner for the princess on the first day of her visit.

Earlier on Thursday the Thai princess had paid a visit to Mawlynnong, the cleanest village in Asia. She also visited Dawki later in the day.

Source: The Shillong Times