Leaders must have righteousness and high morale to give correct leadership to subordinates, said Vice-Chairman of the State Administration Council Deputy Commander-in-Chief of Defence Services Commander-in-Chief (Army) Vice-Senior General Thray Sithu Soe Win at the passing out parade of the 124th intake (Thura Company) of the Defence Services (Army) Officers Training School (Bahtoo) at the parade ground of the school in Bahtoo yesterday morning.
On behalf of Chairman of the State Administration Council Commander-in-Chief of Defence Services Senior General Maha Thray Sithu Min Aung Hlaing, the Vice-Senior General took salute of the graduate cadet companies and inspected the cadet companies. The Vice-Senior General took march past salute and quick march past salute of the graduate companies.
leaders must have righteousness and high morale to give correct leadership to subordinates. They must manage subordinates with fairness, the right attitude and brave decisions without discrimination. As military leader, they must try hard to win the trust and reliance of subordinates.
The Vice-Senior General presented the silver sword to Best Cadet Award winner Cadet Han Zaw Win.
In his speech, the Vice-Senior General said leaders must have righteousness and high morale to give correct leadership to subordinates. They must manage subordinates with fairness, the right attitude and brave decisions without discrimination. As military leader, they must try hard to win the trust and reliance of subordinates with wider knowledge of military affairs. Those junior leaders who would take different positions in the Tatmadaw must be quick and good leaders for subordinates as well as correct and good followers for superiors. As a good follower will become a good leader, they have to try hard to behave in line with the 16 leadership characteristics of the Tatmadaw.
The Vice-Senior General continued to say that the Tatmadaw is systematically formed under rules and disciplines. Military discipline is the backbone of the Tatmadaw. In serving the duty, they have to strictly abide by prescribed disciplines and orders. There are two forms of disciplines that urged them not to do and to do. Abiding by the disciplines can initiate good morality and obedience. Only when everybody follows disciplines, will the Tatmadaw be strengthening, capable and reliable for the ethnic people. Tatmadaw members need to strictly follow Tatmadaw Acts, rules and orders and directives for military disciplines, 60 military codes of conduct, as well as civilian rules, disciplines and laws. The Vice-Senior General urged them to strictly abide by the Rules of Engagement-ROE, which are directives for restrictions to serve the duty of combating armed conflicts and terrorism and meeting military goals. That is why junior leaders must observe the military and civilian laws and exercise them as a model while training subordinates to abide by these laws.
The Vice-Senior General stressed that welfare would contribute to good morale and disciplines of subordinates and their joyfulness. Consequently, those servicemen will have good morality, good disciplines and morale, perseverance, diligence and sacrifice of life and the spirit to sacrifice lives for the traditions of the Tatmadaw in fighting against enemies.
Then, the Vice-Senior General took salute of cadet companies and left the parade ground.
After the passing out parade, the Vice-Senior General gave words of honour to prize-winning cadets at the parlour of Ayeyakha Yeiktha. — MNA