Vice-Senior General Soe Win visits local battalions in Fort Bahtoo, Inlay PhaungdawU Pagoda, meets officers, other ranks and families from Loikaw Station
Nay Pyi Taw April 6
Deputy Commander-in-Chief of Defence Services Commander-in-Chief (Army) Vice-Senior General Soe Win, accompanied by senior military officers from the Office of the Commander-in-Chief (Army), the commander of Eastern Command and senior military officers from Bahtoo Station, visited the local battalions in the Fort Bahtoo this morning.
At the offices of the battalions, officials reported on general staff, adjutant and quartermaster affairs. The Vice-Senior General asked about requirements and attended to the needs.
Next, the Vice-Senior General and party went round on a motorcade within the local battalions.
They then visited Aungmyaysatkya Mingalar Sutaungpyae Pagoda in Bahtoo and made cash donations.
The Vice-Senior General and wife Daw Than Than Nwe, senior military officers from the Office of the Commander-in-Chief,the commander of Eastern Command and officials visited the PhaungdawU Pagoda in Inlay region, Naungshwe Township, where they were welcomed by senior military officers, departmental officials, members of the pagoda board of trustees and town elders.
The Vice-Senior General and party offered flowers and water , paid homage to the five PhaungdawU Buddha images and made cash donations. Members of the pagoda board of trustees presented Dhamma gifts to them.The Vice-Senior General and party signed the guestbook. After viewing the documentary photos, the Vice-Senior General and party paid homage to Sein and Mya Monastery abbot Maha Saddhama Jotikadhaja Bhaddanta Kumuda and members of the Sangha and offered Thingan (yellow robe)and alms.
The Vice-Senior General and party went to Loikaw Station in the afternoon. At the meeting hall of Regional Operations Command(Loikaw), the command commander briefed on regional security measures and the Vice-Senior General left necessary instructions.
Afterwards, the Vice-Senior General asked about requirements of individual battalion and company commanders and attended to the needs. He explained the completion of peace process by the Tatmadaw by 2020,efforts to bring peace to the people, timely feedback report if there are difficulties in implementing the assigned duties and prescribed instructions and policies, and no involvement in illegal businesses and narcotic drug cases.
The Vice-Senior General and party went to the Tatmadaw Hospital in Loikaw and comforted and provided foods to the officers and other ranks receiving medical treatment. They then inspected the mass hall and kitchen in the hospital and fulfilled the requirements. The Vice-Senior General presented cash awards to the officers, other ranks and families receiving treatment at the hospital.