Psychological Well being Division Basic Director Dr Panpimol Wipulakorn (third from left) poses with Miss Universe Thailand 2020 Amanda Obdam when the latter was named the Division’s Model Ambassador on February 25. (Photograph by the Division of Psychological Well being Well being)
The Ministry of Psychological Well being has revoked her latest Miss Universe Thailand 2020 appointment as Psychological Well being Ambassador.
The division’s Fb web page issued a press launch on Tuesday concerning the firing of magnificence queen Amanda Obdam as psychological well being ambassador with speedy impact.
In accordance with the doc, the division was conscious of individuals’s issues concerning the function assigned to the wonder queen.
The briefing quoted Managing Director Dr Panpimol Wipulakorn as saying there was nothing he may do that would trigger battle and concern in Thai society.
She denied that the appointment of the psychological well being ambassador on February 25 was a favor for anybody. She mentioned the ambassador has solely helped promote psychological well being, encouraging folks to be good listeners and elevating consciousness of psychological well being points within the nation.
Beforehand, the division had an settlement with the organizers of the Miss Universe Thailand 2020 magnificence pageant to have the winner be its psychological well being ambassador.
A Thai-Canadian mannequin from Phuket, Miss Obdam, 28, gained her title on October 10 final yr. On October 16, she posted a social media submit expressing her disapproval of all types of violence towards folks. On that day, authorities dispersed anti-government protesters in Bangkok.