Thailand hold rehearsals for King Bhumibol Adulyadej funeral


Thailand hold rehearsals for King Bhumibol Adulyadej funeral


Government officials in Thailand have rehearsed the lavish AED 330 million funeral procession for their late king.

King Bhumibol Adulyadej, who died aged 88 last October, is set to be cremated in Bangkok next week.

The ceremony will include drums and a band played and officials dressed in black tops and ancient costumes.

More than 250,000 mourners from across the country and abroad are expected to attend his funeral.