Thai nationals receive care packages

James Kon

Ambassador of the Kingdom of Thailand to Brunei Darussalam Wanthanee Viputwongsakul presented care packages to Thai nationals including students studying at Religious Teachers University College of Seri Begawan (KUPU SB) and Universiti Brunei Darussalam (UBD) recently.

Acting Deputy Ra’es of KUPU SB Dr Abang Haji Hadzmin bin Abang Haji Taha and Assistance Vice-Chancellor (Corporate and Administration) of UBD Hajah Rubiah binti Haji Yacub welcomed the ambassador.

There are five Thai students studying in KUPU SB and three in UBD.

Wanthanee Viputwongsakul expressed her appreciation to the universities’ management, Dean of Students, lecturers and staff for looking after the welfare of international students including Thai students especially in keeping them safe and healthy during the COVID-19 outbreak.

The Embassy of the Kingdom of Thailand in Brunei Darussalam will also present the care package to 34 Thai students studying at the Universiti Islam Sultan Sharif Ali (UNISSA) next week. The care package contains basic food items, face masks and hand sanitisers.
The ambassador also presented the care packages to other Thai nationals residing and working in Brunei Darussalam. The care packages aimed to provide assistance to Thai nationals affected by the outbreak.

The ambassador also took the opportunity to give moral support and encouragement to Thai people as well as remind them to abide by the instructions and laws placed by the government to help curb the spread of COVID-19 particularly in keeping good personal hygiene and practising social and physical distancing. A total of 408 care packages have
been distributed.

Thai nationals residing in Brunei Darussalam who would like to receive the care package need to register with the embassy by contacting the embassy at 2653018/9 ext 104 or 107 during office hours or 8762849 after office hours.

Ambassador of the Kingdom of Thailand to Brunei Darussalam Wanthanee Viputwongsakul in a group photo with Thai students in KUPU SB. PHOTO: THAI EMBASSY IN BRUNEI DARUSSALAM