KUALA LUMPUR: Prime Minister Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim has expressed his deep sadness over the passing of Prof Chaiwat Satha-Anand, a well-known peace advocate and founder of the Thai Peace Information Centre (TPIC).

In a Facebook post on Friday (June 28), Anwar said that Chaiwat, an esteemed faculty member at Thammasat University, dedicated his life to the cause of non-violence and conflict resolution through dialogue and compassion.

He noted that Chaiwat’s teachings, writings, and unwavering commitment to justice touched the lives of countless individuals, transcending borders and bridging divides.

“Even as I bid farewell to this remarkable soul, I find solace in the legacy he leaves behind.

“May his memory forever inspire us to walk the path of peace, seek understanding in the face of adversity, and build a world where harmony and respect reign supreme,” said Anwar.

It was reported that Chaiwat, 69, died of cancer on Thursday (June 27). – Bernama