Buddhism Association SummonedPattaya officials and Buddhism association together were summoned to clarify about the way they asked for money to support the merit making activity.
Pattaya-Recently- [PattayaDailynews] according to the case that Pattaya officials and the Buddhism association held a making merit activity on Pattaya beach road.
However, the activity had been criticised on social media that the officials and the association had asked for donations from the parents of student in Pattaya schools which the net surfers judged as inappropriate.
On December 30th , Mrs.Yuwathida Jirapat- Pattaya spokesman-, Mr.Rattanachai Sutthidechanai- director of Tourism and Culture of Pattaya association- and Mr.Cunchong Buntoonprayuk- spokesman of Pattaya- had summoned the organisers to attend a conference to clarify the truth about the case.
Mr.Jamlong Tubsuwan- director of the Buddhism association- revealed that this activity has been held for the past 8 years. However, Pattaya officials didn’t support the activity with money as they had been supported before. As a result, they had to ask for donations from local people to support the event again.
In addition, he insisted that he didn’t extorted money from the local people as they willingly donated themselves.