September 23, 2017

Sweden’s Speaker of the Parliament arrives in Yangon

Dr Thant Myint U explains U Thant’s biographies displayed to the Speaker of the Parliament and delegation from Sweden.

At the invitation of Pyithu Hluttaw Speaker U Win Myint, a goodwill delegation from Sweden led by Mr. Urban Ahlin, Speaker of the Parliament, arrived Yangon at 8:50 am yesterday.
The delegation was welcomed at Yangon International Airport by Yangon Region Hluttaw Deputy Speaker U Lin Naing Myint, Region Hluttaw representatives, chargé d’ affaires ad interim of the Swedish embassy in Yangon and officials.
In the afternoon, the Speaker of the Parliament and delegation visited the house of former Secretary-General of the United Nations U Thant at No 31 Panwa Road, Kamayut Township in Yangon. U Thant’s grandson Dr Thant Myint U explained the historical photos, books and biographies displayed at the house.

 

 

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