5th General Conference

Date: 24 – 30 November B.E. 2501 (1958)
Venue: Bangkok Thailand
Decision worth mentioning was made at this conference was that in order to strengthen the President’s authority, who would be assisted by 11 Vice Presidents, Ex-Presidents would automatically become Honorary Presidents on relinquishing their positions. The conference also called for the promotion of new methods and the improvement of existing standards of teaching of Buddhism in all Buddhist countries at all educational levels, especially concerning children.