On August 25, 2018 in Chitralada Palace Her Royal Highness Princess Maha Chakri Sirindhorn graciously gave an audience to members of the Thai Red Cross Diplomatic Participants’ Committee and the diplomatic corps accredited in Bangkok.
Mrs. Olga Barskaya, Spouse of the Russian Ambassador to Thailand, who is currently Chairperson of the Diplomatic Participants’ Committee made a report to Her Royal Highness Princess Maha Chakri Sirindhorn, Executive Vice-President of the Thai Red Cross Society, on the fundraising activity of the Committee in 2017-2018 for the benefit of the Thai Red Cross charity projects under the Royal Patronage of Her Majesty Queen Sirikit. She presented to Her Royal Highness a check for 10,846,695 baht raised through the Diplomatic Red Cross Charity Bazaar – 2018 which took place in Siam Paragon from February 24 to 25.
Mrs. Olga Barskaya also presented another check for 2,747,536 baht raised through the “Princess Cup Red Cross – DPC Charity Golf Tournament” held on March 25, 2018 at the Riverdale Golf Club. The winners of the tournament received the Princess Trophy and other awards.
All the proceeds earned by the Thai Red Cross Diplomatic Participants’ Committee will be allocated to support 11 charity projects for underprivileged groups of Thai people.
For her constant dedication in promoting the activities of the Thai Red Cross Society Her Royal Highness awarded Mrs. Olga Barskaya with the Red Cross Medal of Appreciation, First Class.