Turkish Embassy in Yangon organized the 96th Anniversary of the Proclamation of the Republic of Turkey yesterday afternoon.
Yangon Region Chief Minister U Phyo Min Thein and wife attended the event held at the Sule Shangri-La Hotel and opened with the national anthems of Myanmar and Turkey.
Ambassador of Turkey to Myanmar Mr Haydar Kerem Divanlioglu and the Yangon Chief Minister extended greetings and cut the commemorative cake for the event before they had photo taken with the attendees.
The ambassador and wife hosted a dinner to honour the heads of foreign missions in Yangon, chargé d’affaires, representatives of UN agencies and the invited guests.—MNA
(Translated by Aung Khin)