A ceremony to welcome President U Win Myint was held at the Presidential Palace in Nay Pyi Taw yesterday.
President U Win Myint and First Lady Daw Cho Cho were welcomed at the Presidential Palace by Vice President U Myint Swe and his wife Daw Khin Thet Htay. They were also welcomed by State Counsellor Daw Aung San Suu Kyi.
At the Hall for Envoys, Vice President U Myint Swe introduced President U Win Myint to Vice President U Henry Van Thio, Speaker of the Pyithu Hluttaw U T Khun Myat, Speaker of the Amyotha Hluttaw Mahn Win Khaing Than, Union Chief Justice U Htun Htun Oo, Commander-in-Chief of Defence Services Senior General Min Aung Hlaing, Deputy Commander-in-Chief of Defence Services Vice-Senior General Soe Win, Union Ministers Lt-Gen Kyaw Swe, Lt-Gen Sein Win, Lt-Gen Ye Aung, U Kyaw Tint Swe, Dr. Pe Myint, Thura U Aung Ko, Dr. Aung Thu, U Thant Sin Maung, U Ohn Win, U Win Khaing, U Khin Maung Cho, Dr. Than Myint, Dr. Myo Thein Gyi, Dr. Myint Htwe, U Han Zaw, Dr. Win Myat Aye, U Ohn Maung, Nai Thet Lwin, U Kyaw Tin and Union Attorney-General U Tun Tun Oo. In his greetings, President U Win Myint stressed the need to work with unity for the country and the people and to cooperate with each other.
U Win Myint, who was elected as a Vice President and Presidential candidate by the representatives of the Pyithu Hluttaw, was elected as the President of Myanmar at the Presidential Election of the Pyidaungsu Hluttaw on 28 March.—MNA