Nay Pyi Taw March 27
Tatmadaw families (Army,Navy and Air) paid respects to retired military officers who attended the 74th Anniversary Armed Forces Day at Zayarthiri Beikman in Nay Pyi Taw this noon.
Thirty-one retired military officers and 18 wives attended the respect-paying ceremony.Also present were Deputy Commander-in-Chief of Defence Services Commander-in-Chief (Army) Vice-Senior General Soe Win and wife Daw Than Than Nwe, Union Minister Lt-Gen Kyaw Swe and wife, Union Minister Lt-Gen Sein Win and wife,Union Minister Lt-Gen Ye Aung and wife, and senior military officers (Army, Navy and Air) and wives.
On behalf of Commander-in-Chief of Defence Services Senior General Min Aung Hlaing, Vice-Senior General Soe Win made respect-paying speech. The Vice-Senior General and wife Daw Than Than Nwe, Union ministers and wives, and senior military officers from the Office of the Commander-in-Chief and wives, and attendees, on behalf of Tatmadaw (Army,Navy and Air) families, paid sincere respects to the retired military officers according to Myanmar tradition.
On behalf of the retired military officers who received respects, Lt-Gen Tun Kyi(Retd), Lt-Gen Kyaw Ba(Retd) and General Thein Sein delivered speeches at the ceremony.
The Vice-Senior General and senior military officers in attendance presented gifts to the retired senior military officers individually. After the ceremony, they had a documentary photo taken.The Vice-Senior General and wife, senior military officers(Army, Navy and Air) and their wives paid respects to the retired senior military officers and their wives.
The Vice-Senior General and wife together with Chief of the General Staff (Army, Navy and Air) General Mya Tun Oo and wife, the Commander-in-Chief (Navy) and wife and the Commander-in-Chief(Air) and wife visited the retired senior Tatmadaw members who attended the 74th Anniversary Armed Forces Day at Bayintnaung parlour, paid respects to them and attended to the needs.
On behalf of Senior General Min Aung Hlaing, the Vice-Senior General cordially greeted and presented bird’s nest nutrients and cash awards to 21 Independence Mawgun award winners (First Grade),(Second Grade) and (Third Grade) and families and relatives of Aung San Thuriya title winners at the Bayintnaung parlour.