A ceremony to celebrate the first anniversary of signing the Nationwide Ceasefire Agreement was held in Nay Pyi Taw yesterday.
The ceremony was opened with an address by Daw Aung San Suu Kyi, Chairperson of the National Reconciliation and Peace Centre and State Counsellor, greetings of Commander-in-Chief of Defence Services Senior General Min Aung Hlaing and Saw Mutu Sae Poe, Chairman of KNU, on behalf of the signatories to the NCA.
(The addresses are covered separately.)
Following the addresses, Chairman of the Peace Commission Dr Tin Myo Win and General Secretary of the KNU Pado Saw Kwe Htoo Win read out the summary of the NCA.
(The summary of the Nationwide Ceasefire Agreement is covered separately.)
The ceremony is attended by President U Htin Kyaw, State Counsellor Daw Aung San Suu Kyi, Vice Presidents U Myint Swe and U Henry Van Thio, Speaker of Pyithu Hluttaw U Win Myint, Speaker of Amyotha Hluttaw Mahn Win Khaing Than, Union Chief Justice U Htun Htun Oo, Commander-in-Chief of Defence Services Senior General Min Aung Hlaing, Chairman of the Constitutional Tribunal U Myo Nyunt, Chairman of the Union Election Comission U Hla Thein, Deputy Commander-in-Chief of Defence Services Vice Senior General Soe Win, leaders from eight signatory groups to the NCA, Union ministers, chairmen and members of the parliamentary committees, members of the Union Peace Working Committee, members of the Peace Commission and supporting committees, MPs, military representatives, representatives of the political parties, diplomats and NCA witnesses and officials.