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September 18, 2019

National Day ceremony of Russia celebrated in Yangon

Union Minister U Thant Sin Maung, Russian Ambassador Dr. Nikolay Listopadov pose for a commemorative photograph together with other officials at the National Day ceremony of the Russian Federation. Photo: MNA

The National Day ceremony of the Russian Federation was held at Melia Hotel in Yangon yesterday evening, with Union Minister for Transport and Communications U Thant Sin Maung in attendance.
The ceremony was opened with the Myanmar and Russian national anthems.
Afterwards, Russian Ambassador Dr. Nikolay Listopadov and Union Minister U Thant Sin Maung delivered speeches.
Next, the union minister and the ambassador had commemorative photographs taken, together with other officials. The ambassador also hosted the attendees a dinner.
Also present at the event were Yangon Region Chief Minister U Phyo Min Thien and wife, Chief of General Staff (Army, Navy, Air Force) General Mya Tun Oo and wife, Tatmadaw’s high-ranking officials, ambassadors and chargé d’affaires from foreign embassies in Myanmar, representatives from the United Nations, and invited officials.—MNA
(Translated by Kyaw Zin Tun)

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