He also appealed to everyone in the capital to stay calm, hoping that Thailand will weather this health crisis.
The holiday will no longer fall on April 13 to April 15, but new dates weren’t announced.
As a precautionary measure, the Ateneo LSE Thailand’s Orientation Program has been moved to May 10, 2020.
*This press release is published on 11 March, 2020, at 15.00 Hrs. All information is accurate at the current time but can be changed depending on the situation.
The Songkran party on Khao San Road and activities in two neighbouring communities have been cancelled this year to prevent the possible spread of coronavirus disease
Pattaya City is the latest major city to cancel Songkran festival celebrations.
“This year, Patong will not hold any official Songkran festival celebration events at all.”
People have also been asked not to throw water as a COVID-19 precaution.
The public lecture on “Sexism in the Filipino Language” scheduled on March 12, 2020 at Chulalongkorn University has been cancelled.