The Inauguration of the New Office of AFS (formerly American Field Service)

Her Royal Highness Princess Sirindhorn presented an award to the U.S. Embassy on June 6, 2017 on the occasion of the inauguration of the new office of AFS (formerly American Field Service) in Nonthaburi. Deputy Chief of Mission gratefully accepted the Plaque of Recognition award on behalf of the Embassy for the great partnership between the U.S. Embassy Bangkok and AFS Thailand. AFS sends over 150 Thai students to the U.S. each year, including approximately 15 who receive scholarships from the Embassy under the Kennedy-Lugar Youth Exchange and Study (YES) Program.