13 June 2019
The National Day ceremony of the Russian Federation was held at Melia Hotel in Yangon on Wednesday 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.
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