Throughout his rule he took major decisions for the growth of Thailand. The very important one amongst them was abolition of slavery in Thailand. He played an essential role in modernizing Thailand. He traveled all around the world and also had good relations with the world’s most powerful countries like Britain, Russia, France. As a part of modernization, the King assembled railways, postal companies.
During King Chulalongkorn’s reign there wasn’t any communication system and there had been no proper transport facilities. Horses, ox-carts and elephants were the sole way of transport. He also played a big part in establishing the communication systems and improving the transport system. Throughout his trips abroad, he spent some time studying the american communications and transportation systems and upon his return to Thailandhe set about implementing them into his country. He reformed มรภ.สวนสุนันทา the principles of law, established a suitable judicial system and introduced mandatory military strategy and improved the nation’s defense. He also encouraged ordinary Thai taxpayers to send their kids abroad for higher studies.
The King Chulalongkorn reigned for two years and throughout his reign he transformed Thailand out of the small traditional kingdom to a modern state. He was believed as the only successful monarch all over the world. One will discover his picture almost in most dwelling in Thailand which shows that even today the people of Thailand love and respect him for carrying their country onto the trail of development and modernization.