Thailand marks 85th birthday of Queen Dowager

2017-08-12 23:40:35 GMT2017-08-13 07:40:35(Beijing Time) Xinhua English

A well-wisher prays for the health of Queen Sirikit, the Queen Dowager of Thailand, during a candle-lighting ceremony at the Dusit Palace Plaza in Bangkok, Thailand, Aug. 12, 2017. A candle-lighting ceremony was held by the Thai government to mark the 85th birthday of Queen Sirikit, the Queen Dowager of Thailand, on Saturday, August 12. The Queen Dowager's birthday is also celebrated as the Mother's Day of Thailand. (Xinhua/Rachen Sageamsak)

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