General Conference

13th General Conference

21 – 29 November B.E. 2523 (1980)
Bangkok and Chiang Mai, Thailand
Buddhist Practice in Contemporary Life
The conference was also held to celebrate the 30th Anniversary of the WFB.  H.S.H. Princess Poon Pismai Diskul, who was re-elected for another 4 years, also marked with appreciation that the WFB Headquarters had been stationed in Thailand for 17 years with the generous support of the successive Royal Thai Governments had made the WFB work spread worldwide.  At the initial period, we had only 29 Regional Centres and at the time of the conference we had no less than 78 of them in 34 countries on all continents of the world.