Message from President Obama on the occasion of His Majesty the King’s Birthday

Your Majesty:

On behalf of the American people, I extended our best wishes to you on your 88th birthday this December 5.

I would like to take this auspicious occasion to express my profound appreciation for your many significant contributions to the U.S.-Thai alliance. Your vision and efforts have advanced the cause of peace and prosperity in both our countries, the region, and beyond. I look forward to continuing our countries’ close cooperation.

On this day of celebration, we wish your Majesty and the royal family a peaceful and joyous year to come.


Barack Obama