Bestowal of the “Commander of The Order of Merit of The Italian Republic” decoration to Mr. Sudhitham Chirathivat from the President of the Republic of Italyin
On the occasion of the 150th of the Treaty of Friendship, Commerce and Navigation of the 3rd of October 1868 which marked the establishment of diplomatic relations between Thailand and Italy, the Embassy of Italy organized a celebration along with the Decoration “Commander class of the Order of Merit to Mr. Sudhitham Chirathivat, Chairman of the Advisory Board, Central Group by virtue of his contribution in supporting and promoting a good cooperation between the two countries, particularly Central Group has acquired Rinascente, the icon retail store chain of Italy, such a prestige store in Italy and one of the best department stores in Europe since 2011, and now, as the paradise to all travelers and the best department store in the world.
This is the second time in two years that he received such a high honor from the Government of the Republic of Italy. This time His Excellency Sergio Mattarella, President of the Republic of Italy who was represented by the Italian Ambassador to Thailand, H.E. Lorenzo Galanti have arranged the reception at charming Italian residence on 2nd of October 6, 2018. This event was the proud moment for the Central Group and has become a driving force toward the development of the relationship of 2 organizations and also 2 countries.