30th anniversary of Daw Khin Kyi’s death commemorated

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State Counsellor Daw Aung San Suu Kyi offers “soon” a day meal to Sayadaws in commemoration of her mother’s death. photo: mna

To commemorate the 30th anniversary of the death of Daw Khin Kyi, wife of National Leader General Aung San, a ceremony known as “Soon”, a meal offered to monks, was held at the residence of her daughter, State Counsellor Daw Aung San Suu Kyi, at No. 54, University Avenue Road in Yangon yesterday morning.
The State Counsellor offered meals and robes to 16 members of the Sangha, including Chanmyay Sayadaw Ashin Janakabhivamsa, in commemoration of her late mother before receiving sermons from the monks.
In the afternoon, leaders from different faiths including Hinduism, Christianity, Islam, Judaism and Bahá’í prayed for Daw Khin Kyi.

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State Counsellor Daw Aung San Suu Kyi, leaders from different religions including Hinduism, Christianity, Islam, Judaism and Bahá’í and guests pose for documentary photos following a ceremony to pray for Daw Khin Kyi, wife of National Leader Bogyoke Aung San. Photo: MNA ( News On page-1)

— MNA
(Translated by Win Ko Ko Aung)

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