CHIANG RAI – More than 500 Thai and Lao tourists joined an alms-giving event near Mekong River in Tambon Wiang, Chiang Khong district, Chiang Rai province.
Senior monk V.Vajiramedhi led a procession of 88 Buddhist monks including ex-superstar Phra Mike Pirat Nitipaisalkul.
The event is being held for eight consecutive months from November 2015 until June 2016. Tourists will be encouraged to visit nearby attractions near Mekong River.
By Bhagavad Prompen