Thailand princess admitted to hospital with heart problem | News

Princess Bajrakitiyabha is being handled at Bangkok’s Chulalongkorn hospital after shedding consciousness, royal palace says.

The Thai King Maha Vajiralongkorn‘s eldest youngster has been hospitalised as a result of a coronary heart downside, the royal palace says.

Princess Bajrakitiyabha, 44, misplaced consciousness early on Wednesday whereas she was attending a working canine championship organised by the military in northeastern Nakhon Ratchasima province of Thailand, the palace mentioned.

She was flown by helicopter to Bangkok after her situation stabilised, the palace mentioned in a press release, with out elaborating.

The princess was being handled at Bangkok’s Chulalongkorn hospital on Thursday the place she is present process therapy and checkups.

Princess Bajrakitiyabha, recognized in Thailand as “Princess Bha”, is one in every of King Vajiralongkorn’s three kids who’ve formal titles, making her eligible for the throne beneath a 1924 Palace Legislation of Succession and the nation’s structure.

King Vajiralongkorn has but to formally designate an inheritor and there was no official dialogue on the prospect of the princess taking the throne.

She has labored with the United Nations and served as Thailand’s ambassador to Austria, Slovenia and Slovakia.

There have been protests against the Thai monarchy in recent times, calling for curbs on the king’s powers.

Vajiralongkorn became king in 2016 December after his father King Bhumibol Adulyadej died.

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