The princess of Thailand Maha Chakri Sirindhorn paid a visit to the Indian Military Academy (IMA), Dehradun on Thursday with a 20 member delegation of Thai diplomats and senior dignitaries.
The Ambassador of Thailand, Chutintorn Gongsakdi also accompanied her. During her visit, she interacted with the Commandant of IMA, Lt Gen J S Negi and held discussions on the training and administration aspects.
A communiqué of IMA says, “The Princess Sirindhorn has also been an instructor and teaches history at Chulachomklao Royal Military Academy (CRMA).
In 1996, she was promoted in Thailand to the highest military rank of General; subsequently in the year 2000, she was conferred the title of Professor for her knowledge and expertise in historical subjects. The visiting delegation was also briefed on training being imparted in the IMA to Indian and a large number of Foreign Gentlemen Cadets. This was followed by a windshield tour of the entire training facilities,’’.The Thai delegation expressed keenness to commence formal exchange programmes between IMA and Chulachomklao Royal Military Academy, Thailand.