Sikhs are progressive, says Thai cabinet minister

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Thai minister Juti Krairiskh (right) with Ravneek Singh (Apichai) – Photo grab from video
By Asia Samachar Team | THAILAND |

A Thai cabinet minister has released what is believed to be the first official statement from the government as Sikhs celebrate the 550th birth anniversary of Guru Nanak.

“Sikh community in Thailand in crucial in creating harmoonious and progressive society,” said Minister of Social Development and Human Security Juti Krairiskh in a video recording.

“So I wish to convey my best wishes and congratulations to the Sikh community. And I hope we will go on, from strenght to strength, as Thai people,” he said.

He said said the ministry regards the Sikhs as a good example of assimilation and a progressive community to help Thailand build a strong familiy as a nation.

Ravneek Singh (Apichai), a Sikh from Thailand, also appeared in the same video (See Asia Samachar Facebook page).

 

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