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April 19, 2019

48th Independence and National Day of Bangladesh commemorated in Yangon

Union Minister Dr. Than Myint, Dean of the Diplomatic Corps Ambassador of Brunei and Bangladesh Ambassador slice the cake at the 48th Independence Day celebration. PHOTO: MNA
Union Minister Dr. Than Myint, Dean of the Diplomatic Corps Ambassador of Brunei and Bangladesh Ambassador slice the cake at the 48th Independence Day celebration. PHOTO: MNA

A ceremony to commemorate 48th Independence and National Day of Bangladesh was held at Sedona Hotel, Yangon yesterday evening. The ceremony was attended by Union Minister for Commerce Dr. Than Myint and wife Daw Khin Htay.
The ceremony begins with the playing of the national anthems of Myanmar and Bangladesh.
Next, Union Minister U Than Myint and wife, Dean of Diplomatic Corps Brunei Ambassador to Myanmar Mr. Pehin Orang Kaya Seri Pahlawan Colone (R) Dato Paduka Haji Abdu’r Rahmani bin Dato Paduka Haji Basir, Bangladesh Ambassador to Myanmar Mr. Manjurul Karim Khan Chowdhury and wife cut the Independence and National Day commemorative cake, took commemorative group photo and then hosted a dinner.
The ceremony was also attended by Yangon Command commander Maj-Gen Thet Pone and wife, ambassadors and Charge d’affaires of foreign embassies in Yangon, UN representatives and invited guests. — MNA
(Translated by Zaw Min)

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