October 20, 2017

President U Thein Sein offers gifts to top monks

President presents offertories to Bhamo Sayadaw Dr Bhaddanta Kumarabhivamsa. Photo: MNA
President presents offertories to Bhamo Sayadaw Dr Bhaddanta Kumarabhivamsa. Photo: MNA

PRESIDENT U Thein Sein attended a ceremony to offer meals to State Sangha Maha Nayaka Sayadaws, Tipitakadhara Tipitakakovida Sayadaws and religious title recipient Sayadaws at the Sasana Maha Beikman Hall in Uppatasanti Pagoda in Nay Pyi Taw yesterday.
Also present were members of the Sangha led by Chairman Sayadaw of State Sangha Maha Nayaka Committee Presiding Sayadaw of Bhamo Monastery in Mandalay Abhidhaja Maha Ratthaguru Abhidhaja Agga Maha Saddhammajotika Dr Bhaddanta Kumarabhivamsa, Vice President Dr Sai Mauk Kham and his wife, Vice President U Nyan Tun and his wife, Commander-in-Chief of Defence Services Senior General Min Aung Hlaing and his wife, Chairman of the State Constitutional Tribunal U Mya Thein, Union Election Commission Chairman U Tin Aye, Deputy Commander-in-Chief of Defence Services Commander-in-Chief (Army) Vice Senior General Soe Win and his wife, Union ministers, deputy ministers and other officials.
During the ceremony, the president and his party received ‘Nine Precepts’ delivered by the Chairman Sayadaw, and offered provisions to the members of the Sangha.

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