A ceremony to mark the 73rd anniversary of Anti-Fascist Day was held at the headquarters of the National League for Democracy in Bahan Township.
At the ceremony, Secretary of NLD central executive committee member U Han Tha Myint delivered an opening speech. Afterwards, NLD central executive committee member Dr. Myo Nyunt read out a seven-point Declaration of 73rd Anti-Fascist Day and recorded the messages from the political comrades as well as organisations.
The ceremony was attended by NLD’s patron U Tin Oo, NLD central executive committee members, Yangon Region Chief Minister U Phyo Min Thein, Yangon Region Hluttaw Speaker U Tin Maung Tun, Deputy Speaker U Lin Naing Myint, Hluttaw representatives, officials from Embassy and invited guests.
Anti-Fascist Day is the precursor to Armed Forces Day, which was renamed by General Ne Win in 1962.