Thailand’s King Maha Vajiralongkorn Bodindradebayavarangkun married his longtime royal consort General Suthida Vajiralongkorn Na Ayudhya. She has thus been declared Queen, days before the King’s coronation is to take place.
A royal statement was released on Wednesday which stated that the 66-year-old monarch has decided to promote Gen. Suthida Vajiralongkorn Na Ayudhya, the deputy head of his personal security detail, to become Queen Suthida. Hereon, she will hold the royal title and shall also thus be granted status as part of the royal family.
This is the king’s 4th marriage.