Nay Pyi Taw March 27
Commander-in-Chief of Defence Services Senior General Min Aung Hlaing and wife Daw Kyu Kyu Hla attended the reception and dinner in commemoration of 72nd Anniversary Armed Forces Day in 2017 which was held on the lawn of Zeyathiri Parlour in Nay Pyi Taw this evening.
To mark the 72nd Anniversary Armed Forces Day, fireworks were set off from Armed Forces Day parade ground and Bayintnaung villa at the beginning of the dinner.
Then, Commander-in-Chief of Defence Services Senior General Min Aung Hlaing and wife, together with Deputy Commander-in-Chief of Defence Services Commander-in-Chief (Army) Vice-Senior General Soe Win and wife, Union ministers and their wives, Chief of the General Staff (Army, Navy and Air) General Mya Htun Oo and wife, Commander-in-Chief (Navy) Admiral Tin Aung San and wife, Commander-in-Chief (Air) General Khin Aung Myint and wife,cordially greeted Union Constitutional Tribunal Chairman U Myo Nyunt, Union Election Commission Chairman U Hla Thein, senior military officers of the Office of Commander-in- Chief, Independence Mawgun third–class award winner Old Private U Kyaw Zaing (a)U Kyaw Zan from Bo Yan Naing Troop under the Burma Independence Army (BIA),Independence Mawgun award winners, retired senior military officers, chairpersons of parliamentary committees, and the parade commander and column commanders, the officers and other ranks who won ThihaThura titles, Thura titles and gallantry medals in 2016 and their heirs, representatives from ethnic signatories of Nationwide Ceasefire Agreement (NCA),military attaches and officials of foreign embassies, officials of Myanmar Police Force,Myanmar Fire Brigade and Myanmar Red Cross Society,members of Myanmar War Veterans Organization, people’s militia and border guard advisory command groups, students from University for Development of National Races,members of the University Training Corps, members of Myanmar Press Council, artists,winners in the military songs and marching songs, poems and short stories contests,trainers and trainees of marine youths courses and aviation youths courses, businessmen and invited guests who were attending the reception and dinner in commemoration of 72nd Anniversary Armed Forces Day in 2017. Then,the attendees were hosted with commemorative dinner.
Before and during the dinner, the Myawady Music Band of Directorate of Public Relations and Psychological Warfare of the Office of Commander-in-Chief (Army) and artists entertained with songs.
After the dinner, Myawady Anyeint and soldiers of mobile public relations companies entertained the attendees with cultural dances at Thabin Hall of Zeyathiri Parlour. Then, the Senior General and party presented bouquets to the entertainers.