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April 19, 2019

Families of Tatmadaw (Army, Navy and Air) pay respects to retired top brass, senior officers

Vice-Senior General Soe Win greeting retired military officers at the 74th Armed Forces Day at the Zeyar Thiri Beikman in Nay Pyi Taw yesterday. Photo: MNA

The families of the Tatmadaw (Army, Navy and Air) paid respects to retired top brass of the Tatmadaw who attended the 74th Armed Forces Day in Nay Pyi Taw yesterday.
At the ceremony held at the Zeyar Thiri Beikman, on behalf of the Commander-in-Chief of Defence Services Senior General Min Aung Hlaing, Deputy Commander-in-Chief of Defence Services Commander-in-Chief (Army) Vice-Senior General Soe Win expressed delight for paying respect to the veteran Tatmadaw leaders. Afterwards, Vice-Senior General Soe Win and wife, Union ministers and their wives, senior military officers and their wives and attendees paid respects to the retired top brass.
On behalf of the retired top brass, Lt-Gen Tun Kyi (Retd), Lt-Gen Kyaw Ba (Retd) and General Thein Sein (Retd) expressed delight and gave advices.
Afterwards, Deputy Commander-in-Chief and senior military officers presented gifts to the retired top brass of the Tatmadaw.
Similarly, Vice-Senior General Soe Win and wife, Chief of General Staff (Army, Navy and Air) and wife, Commander-in-Chief (Navy) and wife, Commander-in-Chief (Air) and wife visited Bayintnaung Yeiktha and greeted retired military officers who attended the 74th Armed Forces Day in Nay Pyi Taw.
Afterwards, the Deputy Commander-in-Chief of Defence Services Vice-Senior General Soe Win met with 21 who were awarded with Mawgunwin Title (First Class, Second Class and Third Class) and their families, families of the heroes who were awarded with Aung San Thuriya titles at the Bayintnaung Yeiktha, on behalf of Commander-in-Chief of Defence Services Senior General Min Aung Hlaing, and presented gifts and cash assistance to them, according to the news release of the Office of the Commander-in-Chief of Defence Services.

—MNA
(Translated by GNLM)

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