September 19, 2017

President U Thein Sein attends commemorations in China

President U Thein Sein shakes hands with Chinese President Mr. Xi Jinping.—IPRD
President U Thein Sein shakes hands with Chinese President Mr. Xi Jinping.—IPRD

Beijing — President U Thein Sein and a delegation on Thursday attended commemorations at Tiananmen Square to mark the 70th anniversary of the Victory of the World Anti-Fascist War.
The President of the People’s Republic of China welcomed the heads of state and together they stood for an official photograph.
Chinese President Mr Xi Jinping delivered a speech at the ceremony and observed the parade.
President U Thein Sein attended a luncheon hosted by the Chinese President and wife at the Great Hall of the People at the square.
In the afternoon, President U Thein Sein met with Myanmar Embassy staff and their families and the military attaché office and scholarship students presented gifts.
The president received Chairman Mr Wang Binghua and party of China Power Investment (CPI) at China World Hotel. Also present at the meeting were union ministers U Wunna Maung Lwin, U Hla Tun, U Khin Maung Soe, U Zeyar Aung, U Ye Htut and Lt-Gen Yar Pyae of the Office of the Commander-in-Chief (Army).
In the evening, the president and party enjoyed a cultural show at the theatre near Tiananmen Square.—MNA

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