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October 23, 2019

President U Win Myint visits Bogyoke Aung San Museum, Secretariat Building in Yangon

President U Win Myint pays tribute to Bogyoke Aung San statue at Bogyoke Aung San Museum in Yangon yesterday. Photo: MNA

President U Win Myint visited the Bogyoke Aung San Museum (Yangon) in Yangon Region, Bahan Township and Secretariat Building (former Ministers’ Office) in Yangon yesterday.
President U Win Myint left Nay Pyi Taw by air at 9:20 am and was welcomed upon arrival at the Yangon International Airport by Yangon Mayor U Maung Maung Soe and officials.
Next, the President arrived at the Bogyoke Aung San Museum (Yangon) and together with Vice Presidents U Myint Swe and U Henry Van Thio, Union Minister Lt-Gen Kyaw Swe, Deputy Ministers Maj-Gen Aung Thu and U Kyi Min, Yangon Mayor U Maung Maung Soe and officials observed the car used by Bogyoke Aung San in the museum compound; Bogyoke Aung San’s historical photographs; Martyrs’ Day commemorative stamps; stamps, currencies and coins bearing the image of Bogyoke Aung San which were being displayed.
Afterwards, the President observed the Bogyoke Aung San statue, shrine room, bedroom, reading room, living room, dining room inside the museum, paid respects to the Bogyoke Aung San statue and then visited the garden where Bogyoke Aung San himself planted vegetables and the pond in the museum compound.
Later President U Win Myint went to Secretariat Building (former Ministers’ Office) and observed the stone pillar erected to commemorate the Martyred leaders inside the compound, pre-independence parliament building and the meeting hall where the Martyred leaders were assassinated.— MNA
(Translated by Zaw Min)

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