Obama expresses condolences over Thai King’s death

BANGKOK (The Nation/ ANN) - US President Barack Obama expresses condolences over Thailand's King Bhumibol Adulyadej's death, saying he leaves a legacy of care for the Thai people that will be cherished by future generation.

In a message addressed to the Royal Family, the government and people of Thailand, United States President Barack Obama said: "As the revered leader and only monarch that most Thais have ever known, His Majesty was a tireless champion of his country’s development and demonstrated unflagging devotion to improving the standard of living of the Thai people.

"With a creative spirit and a drive for innovation, he pioneered new technologies that have rightfully received worldwide acclaim," the press release from the White House read. "His Majesty leaves a legacy of care for the Thai people that will be cherished by future generation," 

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