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AIS donates 2 Million Baht for AIT Library Modernization

Telecom major Advanced Info Service Plc (AIS) has donated two million Baht towards the library modernization campaign of the Asian Institute of Technology (AIT). CEO of AIS Mr. Somchai Lertsutiwong handed over the cheque to AIT President Prof. Worsak Kanok-Nukulchai in a ceremony organized at Intouch Towers on 9 April 2015.

AIS donates 2 Million Baht for AIT Library Modernization

Mr. Somchai Lertsutiwong (left) with Prof. Worsak Kanok-Nukulchai.

Mr. Somchai, while handing over the cheque stated that AIS is willing to help AIT, whenever the need arises. This is not the first occasion when AIS has offered to help AIT. In the immediate aftermath of the 2011 flood, when the AIT campus was inundated, AIS had offered space at Intouch Towers which had enabled AIT to resume its operations.

Accompanying Mr. Somchai was Ms. Wilai Keangpradoo, Senior Vice President, Public Relations, AIT; and AIT alumnus Mr.Surachai Hirannitichai (Telecommunications, 1998). Alumnus Dr. Chainarong Na Lamphun, who along with his family had jointly donated 2 Million Baht on 13 March 2015 also graced the occasion.

Prof. Worsak was accompanied by Mr. Sanjeev Jayasinghe, Director, Fundraising and Interim Head, Alumni Affairs.

The donation by AIS (Intouch Holdings) joins other major corporates who have donated more than one million for the AIT library modernization, which include Siam Cement Group (10 million), Thai Pipe Industry (2 million), Bangchak Petroleum (2 million) and Amata Corporation (1 million).

The entire list of donors is available at this link: http://modernlibrary.ait.ac.th/supporters/list_of_donors

From left: Mr.Surachai Hirannitichai, Ms. Wilai Keangpradoo, Mr. Somchai Lertsutiwong, Prof. Worsak Kanok-Nukulchai, Dr. Chainarong Na Lamphun, and Mr. Sanjeev Jayasinghe.