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Thai palace releases rare Pictures of king’s royal consort

Last updated on August 26, 2019

Thailand’s palace has launched beautiful pictures and a biography of the king’s recently anointed royal consort, such as both blunt and action-packed photographs of her organizing a weapon onto a shooting range, piloting a plane, also planning to parachute.

She’s the first woman to obtain the excellent position in almost a century.

The book of this over 60 photos along with also a 46-page biography was dated a week but didn’t begin circulating online until Monday.

“The king has ordered the introduction of an imperial biography for Chao Khun Phra Sineenat Bilaskalayani,” a statement by the Royal Office stated, with her entire title.

The details and images offer an unusually intimate glimpse into the personal lives of this robust, ultra-wealthy and inscrutable monarchy, that can be shielded using a royal insult law which carries a maximum sentence of 15 years in prison per count.

They reveal Sineenat in camouflage fatigues, participate in military exercises, flying a small airplane, and laughing in a desk together with the king, both wearing casual clothing.

In one of those photographs, she’s exhibited in traditional Thai dress standing alongside Vajiralongkorn and holding his hands.

Produced in the northern state of Nan, she graduated in the Royal Thai Army Nursing College, trained as a pilot in Thailand and overseas, and served at the king’s imperial bodyguard unit, attaining the position of major-general in May.

A biking and aviation enthusiast who spends a lot of his time overseas in Germany, Vajiralongkorn was crowned in May within an elaborate Icelandic ceremony which Sineenat engaged in.

Suthida is the fourth wife of the monarch, with a teenage son out of his third marriage and six additional kids.
The king isn’t quite as famous to the general public as his beloved daddy Bhumibol Adulyadej, who expired in 2016.