Vice-Senior General Soe Win meets families of office of Myanmar Military Attaché (Army, Navy and Air) to Thailand and trainee officers
Nay Pyi Taw November 13
Vice-Senior General Soe Win, Deputy Commander-in-Chief of Defence Services Commander-in-Chief (Army), who is currently on a goodwill visit to Thailand and party held a meeting with families of the office of Myanmar Military Attaché (Army, Navy and Air) to Thailand and trainee officers at the latter’s office in Thailand yesterday afternoon and made a speech on the occasion.
In meeting with families of the office of Myanmar Military Attaché (Army, Navy and Air) to Thailand and trainee officers, Vice-Senior General Soe Win discussed the aim of going on a goodwill visit and bilateral military relations between two armed forces of Myanmar and Thailand with them and they were instructed to dutifully serve the interest of the State and Tatmadaw. Moreover, Vice-Senior General Soe Win asked about the status of education and health of the families and instructed the trainee officers to try to pursue subjects they are learning during the training. Next, Vice-Senior General Soe Win asked about the matters relating to the training and encouraged the trainee officers after attending to the needs.
Myanmar Military Attaché (Army, Navy and Air) to Thailand, families of Myanmar military attache’ and trainee officers accepted refreshments and commemorative gifts presented by Vice- Senior General Soe Win to the families and the trainee officers.
Afterwards, Vice-Senior General Soe Win and party paid homage to Wat Arun Ratchavararam Temple where flowers, oil lamps and water were offered and provisions were donated to venerable Buddhist monk Phra Dhammarattanadilok.
The temple derives its name from the Hindu god Aruna and often personified as the radiations of the rising sun. Although the temple had existed since at least the seventeenth century, its distinctive prang (spires) were built in the early nineteenth century during the reign of King Rama II.
Next, Vice-Senior General Soe Win and party proceeded to Wat Rakhangkhositraram Woramahavihara Temple where they paid obeisance. They donated offertories to venerable Buddhist monk Phra Khru Pipit after paying respects. Then, Vice-Senior General Soe Win and party observed a fountain in front of ICONSIAN shopping centre, and later took a Royal Thai Army boat in Chao Phraya River viewing along the river and cash awards were presented to Thai cultural troupe entertained during the boat trip.