President U Win Myint, First Lady Daw Cho Cho and State Counsellor Daw Aung San Suu Kyi enjoyed a luncheon hosted by Pyithu Hluttaw Speaker U T Khun Myat to mark the Christmas festival and the New Year Eve yesterday noon.
It was also attended by former President U Htin Kyaw and wife Daw Su Su Lwin, Vice President U Myint Swe, Vice President U Henry Van Thio and wife Dr Shwe Hlun, Amyotha Hluttaw Speaker Mahn Win Khaing Than and wife Daw Nant Kyin Kyi, Chairperson of the Constitutional Tribunal U Myo Nyunt, Pyithu Hluttaw Deputy Speaker U Tun Tun Hein and wife Dr Sein Sein Thein, Amyotha Hluttaw Deputy Speaker U Aye Tha Aung, Union Ministers, Chairman of Nay Pyi Taw Council, judges of Union Supreme Court, members of Constitutional Tribunal, members of Union Election Commission, chairpersons of Pyithu Hluttaw and Amyotha Hluttaw committees, Deputy Ministers, members of Union Civil Service Board, members of Nay Pyi Taw Council and their wives, departmental heads, priests and invited guests.
At the luncheon, Chairman of Nay Pyi Taw Churches Council Rev Dr U Tin Maung Aye praised the God, and said prayers for the Union of Myanmar, leaders of State, and citizens.
President U Win Myint, First Lady Daw Cho Cho and State Counsellor Daw Aung San Suu Kyi sliced the Christmas cake, and the attendees sang Christmas songs before Rev U La Zet from Kachin Baptist Convention delivered sermons and said prayers.
The President, First Lady and the State Counsellor then enjoyed the luncheon together with the family of Pyithu Hluttaw Speaker and the attendees. —MNA (Translated by Aung Khin)