Her Royal Highness Princess Maha Chakri Sirindhorn received the Friendship Medal from China, reported Khaosod English.
Chinese President Xi Jinping on Tuesday signed a presidential decree to award 42 Chinese and foreign individuals national medals and honorary titles, as the People’s Republic of China prepares to celebrate its 70th anniversary, Khaosod English said.
Six foreigners were awarded the Friendship Medal for their great contributions to supporting China’s socialist modernization, promoting exchanges and cooperation between China and foreign countries and safeguarding world peace.
They are Cuba’s Raul Castro Ruz, Thai Princess Maha Chakri Sirindhorn, Tanzania’s Salim Ahmed Salim, Russia’s Galina Kulikova, France’s Jean-Pierre Raffarin and Canada’s Isabel Crook.
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