December 13, 2017

President U Htin Kyaw and wife share merits gained with Martyr leaders in Nay Pyi Taw

President U Htin Kyaw and wife Daw Su Su Lwin present offertories to a Sayadaw at the donation ceremony in memory of the martyr leaders. Photo: MNA
President U Htin Kyaw and wife Daw Su Su Lwin present offertories to a Sayadaw at the donation ceremony in memory of the martyr leaders. Photo: MNA

IN memory of the martyr leaders who laid down their lives for the country a donation ceremony was held in Nay Pyi Taw yesterday to mark the 69th Arzani Day (Martyrs’ Day).
The ceremony was attended by members of Sangha led by the State Ovadacariya Abhidhaja Maharahttaguru Zaygon Monastery Presiding Sayadaw Bhaddanta Kavisara, President U Htin Kyaw, his wife Daw Su Su Lwin and party.
First, President U Htin Kyaw and Daw Su Su Lwin paid homage and offered alms to the Buddha Image kept at Zabuthiri Hall of the Nay Pyi Taw Council Office.
Next, the President, Daw Su Su Lwin and the congregation received Five Precepts from the Sayadaw and members of Sangha recited parittas.
The President and his wife presented offertories to Sayadaw Bhaddanta Kavisara.
Deputy Commander-in-Chief of Defence Services Commander-in-Chief (Army) Vice Senior General Soe Win and his wife, Union ministers, the Union Attorney-General, the Chairman of the Union Civil Service Board, the Chairman of the Nay Pyi Taw Council and their wives also offered provisions to the members of the Sangha.
Afterwards, the congregation, led by the President, shared merits gained with martyrs and offered a meal to the members of the Sangha.—Myanmar News Agency

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