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BSAC Thailand Launched: Inauguration at the British Embassy, Bangkok
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Tuesday, 02 June 2009 13:36

After years of strategic planning, on May 18th BSAC Thailand received an official launch, hosted at the British Ambassador’s Residence in the British Embassy, Bangkok.

Launch of BSAC Thailand in Bangkok

Attendees gather for a photo in the garden of the British Embassy

Attending the event were staff from BSAC Thailand, members of the Thai University hierarchy [who have been keen supporters of BSAC training in Thailand], and guests from our Asian partner organizations of BSAC Japan and Korea. Also at the dinner was special guest Prince Chatrichalerm Yukol.

BSAC Internation director Deric Ellerby BSAC Thailand technical director les skelton

Left: BSAC International Director, Deric Ellerby delivers an after-dinner presentation
Right: BSAC Thailand Technical Director Les Skelton receiving a copy of the letter of support from HRH Prince Charles

An official letter of support from the British Sub Aqua Club President, HRH Prince Charles was presented to the board of the BSAC Thailand directors.

Dr Charin recieve a copy of the letter Norimisa Hatshitani of BSAC Japan presents a samurai sword to the Thai prince

Left: Long-term BSAC Supporter and Instructor, Dr. Charin Chesapadan is presented a copy of the letter
Right: Head of BSAC Japan, Norimasa Hashitani presents a gift of a Samurai sword to the Thai Prince Chatrichalerm Yukol