On November 12, 2020, H.E. General Prayut Chan-o-cha (Ret., Prime Minister of the Kingdom of Thailand), together with H.E. Mr. Don Pramudwinai, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Kingdom of Thailand, visited the Embassy of the Kingdom of Bahrain in Bangkok and signed a book of condolences on the demise of His Royal Highness Prince Khalifa bin Salman Al Khalifa, Prime Minister of the Kingdom of Bahrain.
The Prime Minister of the Kingdom of Thailand also delivered his letter of condolence to H.E. Mr Ahmed Abdullah Al-Hajeri, Ambassador of the Kingdom of Bahrain to the Kingdom of Thailand.
Excerpt from the letter of condolences from the Prime Minister of the Kingdom of Thailand:
“For over five decades of his premiership, His Royal Highness had selflessly dedicated his life and work to the development of the Kingdom of Bahrain and the well-being of the Bahraini people. As a true statesman, His Royal Highness’s leadership and wisdom guided Bahrain towards progress and prosperity, and contributed immensely to peace and stability in the region and the wider world.
For the Kingdom of Thailand, His Royal Highness holds a special place in Thai people’s hearts. It was His Royal Highness’s benevolence and generosity for Thailand that engendered our extraordinary friendship, which has grown through decades of close cooperation and greatly benefited our peoples. To honour the fond memories of His Royal Highness, I am determined to continue cherishing and nurturing our one-of-a-kind relationship, which promises to yield much mutual benefit, and deepen our warm friendship for many years to come.”
The Royal Thai Embassy of Bahrain has also released a heartfelt condolences on the passing of the Prime Minister of Bahrain:
The Royal Thai Embassy in Manama and Thai Community in the Kingdom of Bahrain wish to extend our heartfelt condolences to the Royal Family and people of the Kingdom of Bahrain on the passing of our honourable and beloved His Royal Highness Prince Khalifa bin Salman Al Khalifa, Prime Minister of the Kingdom of Bahrain. We mourn with the Government and people of the Kingdom of Bahrain during this time of bereavement. May the merciful and Almighty Allah bestow an eternal and peaceful rest to His Royal Highness’s soul.