A reception to observe the Europe Day was held at the M Gallery Hotel in Nay Pyi Taw yesterday.
Union Election Commission Chairman U Hla Thein, Union Ministers Dr. Pe Myint, U Win Khaing, Dr. Myo Thein Gyi, U Thaung Tun and U Kyaw Tin, Deputy Minister U Aung Htoo,
Hluttaw representatives, ambassadors, officials from the embassies, departmental heads and invited guests attended.
First, the national anthem of Myanmar and the European Union anthem were played at the reception to start the celebration.
Next, the ceremony proceeded with welcoming remarks by Union Minister U Thaung Tun and EU Ambassador Mr. Kristian Schmidt.
Following this, the UEC Chairman, Union ministers, EU ambassador and attendees posed for commemorative photographs together and took part in the dinner reception. —MNA
(Translated by Win Ko Ko Aung)