14 March 2019
The state counsellor Daw Aung San Suu Kyi delivered a speech at the pre celebration of 70th Pa-Oh National Day held at Myanmar International Convention Center-2, Nay Pyi Taw on Wednesday evening.
Before the commencing the ceremony, the state counsellor observed the documentary photos of PaOh national races. Next, the ceremony was opened with the performance of PinLaung Township cultural committee members together with the “Khan Yin Thar” song.
In her speech, the state counsellor expressed her happiness and honor for having a chance to attend the Paoh National Day (Pre). It’s learnt that the Paoh National Day was designated the birthday of Paoh King Thuriya-Sandar.
She related her guidelines given to the administrators and leaders at the Kachin State Day to practice as the Sun and Moon. Thuriya-Sandar stands for Sun and Moon. Referring the lyrics of the song “Unity brings the strength”, she said the country is a union. The Union or Pyihtaungsu in Myanmar is very beautiful word.
It means the country built collectively. The country collectively built based on the unity. The root of unity is loving-kindness and royalty. The unity will prevail among us keeping loving-kindness and royalty to each other. It’s pleasurable for having knowledge of unity spirit among the national races when the national races are met etc…
Afterwards, the state counsellor together with the speakers of People’s Parliament and National Parliament, deputy speakers, union ministers, chairman of Nay Pyi Taw Council and deputy ministers, ministers of ethnic affairs, chairmen of parliament affairs committees, members of the Leading Body of Paoh Self-Administered Zone and elders of Paoh national races took a documentary photo.