The Central Committee for Convening 69th Independence Day 2017 held its first coordination meeting in Nay Pyi Taw yesterday.
Speaking on the occasion, U Myint Swe, Vice President and Chairman of the committee, said: “In observing ceremonies marking 69th Independence Day nationwide, they are needed to hold meaningfully as it is of great importance to the nation, with the aims of building a genuine State with a common agreement in accordance with decisions made by political dialogues in the Union Peace Conference—21st Century Panglong .
He also emphasized non-disintegration of the Union, non-disintegration of the National Solidarity, Perpetuation of Sovereignty, of exerting concerted efforts for the emergence of Democratic Federal Union complying with democratic standards.
Seven sub-committees formed were designated to be assigned duties.
As per annually-held formalities, morning and evening events will be separately held to be attended by State Leaders, dignitaries from the Cabinet, diplomatic corps, invited guests from NGOs and INGOs, hence there is a need to ensure the security of the attendants.”
Afterwards, secretary of the central committee director-general of the office of the Union Government clarified matters to be carried out by 7 sub-committees separately, followed by explanations concerning preparation work for hoisting and paying tribute to the National Flag, security arrangements, preparation for broadcasting and releasing news and information via mass media, preparation for writing Independence Day Felicitations Message and necessary matters.
The meeting ended with the closing address by the vice president, calling for joining enthusiastically to be able to hold ceremonies with pomp. Today’s meeting was also attended by Dr Myo Thein Gyi, Union Minister for Education, Dr Myo Aung, chairman of Nay Pyi Taw Council and deputy ministers, chairmen of sub-committees and responsible persons, it is learnt.—Myanmar News Agency