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KUALA LUMPUR, Dec 7: Kuwaiti fashion designer Montaha Al-Ajeel participated in the Third International Thai Silk Fashion Show held in Bangkok with traditional pieces, alongside designers from 60 countries, including Italian designer Roccobarocco.
The show, which lasts from the 6th to the 10th of December, is part of the activities of the annual celebration of costumes made of Thai royal silk, in honor of the Thai Queen Mother Sirikit and Thai Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha, with representatives of Kuwait Embassy attending. Kuwait’s participation in the annual celebration comes at an official invitation from the Thai government, said the Embassy in a statement received by KUNA, stressing keenness to participate considering the strong bilateral relations.
In a speech on behalf of the Prime Minister, Deputy Prime Minister for Legal Affairs of Thailand Wissanu Krea-ngam welcomed all countries participating in the annual celebration, stressing his country’s endeavor to consolidate cooperation with all countries and boost the support of Thai silk, describing it as “silk diplomacy” Thai Mother Queen Sirikit provided designers with more than ten thousand meters of natural silk, to compete in designing traditional costumes that represent the heritage and culture of all nations, with the aim of strengthening the cultural aspect between Thailand and the participating countries.
In this regard, a competition for the best design was announced under the supervision of an international jury and the membership of international designers Jimmy Choo and Roccobarocco, where the winners will be announced at the end of the Third International Royal Silk Fashion Show. (KUNA)