Huge crowds listen to State Counsellor’s speech nationwide

By Zaw Gyi Panita

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A crowd gathers at the City Hall in Yangon listening Daw Aung San Suu Kyi’s speech. Photo: Phoe Khwar

The State Counsellor’s speech delivered yesterday morning at Myanmar International Convention Center II was broadcasted live and shown on large LED screens nationwide attracting huge crowds.
People turned out to listen and to support the State Counsellor.
“This speech is believed to be able to reduce the international pressure on the northern Rakhine State affair. I came to listen and support the speech, as it will bring a lot of benefit to our country”, said U Moe Min of Sanchaung Township, who listened to the State Counsellor’s speech at City Hall in Yangon.
Food and water were distributed to the people who gathered on Mahabandoola Road and in Mahabandoola Park to listen to the State Counsellor’s speech.
Many in the crowd were seen holding posters showing support for the State Counsellor.
“Donors are donating food and water to the people who came to listen to Mother Su’s speech”, one resident noted.
The large crowds were an indication of support for the State Counsellor, one resident said.
“This also shows that the people are together with Mother Su”, said U Myint Khaing of Ward 1, Mayangon Township.
Ko Aung Win of Latha Township said he hoped the speech would improve international relations.
“As one of the people, I respect and value the speech of the people’s leader.
Similarly, people from the countries of the world are believed to respect and value it”, he said.
Ko Aung Win added that the speech is very important for the country.
People who came out today hope the speech will hopefully reduce the pressure exerted by some countries on northern Rakhine State affairs and will bring forth good results in the country”, Ko Aung Win said.DSC 0007 72

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