COMMANDER-in-Chief of the Defense Services Senior General Min Aung Hlaing delivered a speech at the graduation parade of the 17th Intake of the Defence Services Medical Academy on Friday.
In his speech, the senior general said that the military medical academy has produced 4,535 medical doctors so
far and over 1,600 of them acquired master’s and doctorate degrees from international universities.
Medical personnel of the defense services are also providing healthcare services to local people in fur-flung areas, he added.
In conclusion, the senior general urged graduating cadets to try to become responsible military officers as well as good physicians. After the graduating parade, the senior general met with two outstanding cadets and their parents to honour them.
Present at the ceremony were wife of the senior general Daw Kyu Kyu Hla, the Joint Chief of General Staff (Army, Navy and Air Force) and Commander-in-Chief (Air) General Khin Aung Myint and his wife, Commander-in-Chief (Navy) Vice Admiral Tin Aung San and his wife and senior officers.
In the evening, the senior general and party attended a graduation dinner.