The celebration of Day of German Unity was held at Novotel Hotel in Yangon yesterday evening.
The event started with national anthems of Myanmar and Germany before Union Minister for Education Dr Myo Thein Gyi and German Ambassador to Myanmar Mr Thomas Karl Neisinger extended greetings there.
The ambassador hosted a dinner for the attendees, including Yangon Region Chief Minister U Phyo Min Thein and wife, ambassadors of foreign missions in Yangon, chargé d’affaires, representatives from international organizations and the invited guests.
The German Unity Day on 3 October has been the German National Holiday since 1990, when the reunification of Federal Republic of Germany (West Germany) and the German Democratic Republic (East Germany) was formally completed. — MNA
(Translated by Aung Khin)