Office of Commander-in-Chief (Army, Navy and Air) offers Waso robes

Senior General Min Aung Hlaing and wife donate offertories to the Nayaka Sayadaw of Bhamo Monastery.  Photo: MNA
Senior General Min Aung Hlaing and wife donate offertories to the Nayaka Sayadaw of Bhamo Monastery. 
Photo: MNA

The Waso robe offering ceremony of families of the Office of Commander-in-Chief (Army, Navy and Air) for 2018 took place at Anawrahta Hall of the Office of the Commander-in-Chief (Army) yesterday morning, attended by Commander-in-Chief of Defence Services Senior General Min Aung Hlaing and wife Daw Kyu Kyu Hla.
The ceremony was attended by member Sayadaws of the State Sangha Maha Nayaka Committee, led by Chairman Sayadaw Presiding Nayaka of Bhamo Monastery of Mandalay Abhidhaja Maha Rattha Guru Abhidhaja Agga Maha Saddhammajotika Dr Bhaddanta Kumarabhivamsa, Tipitakadhara Tipitakakovida Sayadaws, Ovadacariya Sayadaws of Uppatasanti Pagoda and invited members of the Sangha. Also present at the ceremony together with Senior General Min Aung Hlaing and wife Daw Kyu Kyu Hla were Deputy Commander-in-Chief of Defence Services Commander-in-Chief (Army) Vice-Senior General Soe Win and wife Daw Than Than Nwe, Union Ministers and their wives, senior military officers from the Office of the Commander-in-Chief and their wives, the commander of Nay Pyi Taw Command and wife, and officers, other ranks and families of the offices and departments from the Office of the Commander-in-Chief (Army, Navy and Air).
They also listened to the recitation of Metta Sutta by members of the Sangha. Senior General Min Aung Hlaing and wife Daw Kyu Kyu Hla offered Waso robes and alms to the Bhamo Sayadaw.
Vice-Senior General Soe Win and wife Daw Than Than Nwe donated Waso robes and offertories to Secretary of the State Sangha Maha Nayaka Committee Presiding Nayaka of Minkyaung Pahtamapyan Monastery of Thanlyin in Yangon Region Agga Maha Pandita Bhaddanta Candimabhivamsa.
Afterwards, the Union Ministers and their wives, the Chief of the General Staff (Army, Navy and Air) and wife, the Commander-in-Chief (Navy) and wife, the Commander-in-Chief (Air) and wife, and senior military officers and their wives presented Waso robes and provisions to members of the Sangha.
Thanlyin Minkyaung Sayadaw delivered a sermon, and the congregation shared the merits gained. Later, Senior General Min Aung Hlaing, wife Daw Kyu Kyu Hla and those present offered day meals to members of the Sangha.—MNA

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