President, First Lady, and State Counsellor attend Christmas celebrations in Nay Pyi Taw

President U Win Myint, First Lady Daw Cho Cho, State Counsellor Daw Aung San Suu Kyi, former President U Htin Kyaw and wife , Vice President U Henry Van Thio and wife, light candles at the pre-Christmas celebration at the residence of Vice President U Henry Van Thio. Photo: MNA
President U Win Myint, First Lady Daw Cho Cho, State Counsellor Daw Aung San Suu Kyi, former President U Htin Kyaw and wife , Vice President U Henry Van Thio and wife, light candles at the pre-Christmas celebration at the residence of Vice President U Henry Van Thio. Photo: MNA

President U Win Myint, First Lady Daw Cho Cho, and State Counsellor Daw Aung San Suu Kyi attended the Christmas Ceremony and thanksgiving at the residence of Vice President U Henry Van Thio in Nay Pyi Taw yesterday.
Vice President U Henry Van Thio and wife Dr. Shwe Hlwan welcomed President U Win Myint and First Lady Daw Cho Cho, and State Counsellor Daw Aung San Suu Kyi, Former President U Htin Kyaw and wife Daw Su Su Lwin, Speaker of Pyithu Hluttaw U T Khun Myat and wife Daw Yin May, Speaker of Amyotha Hluttaw Mahn Win Khaing Than and wife Daw Nant Kyin Kyi, Chairman of the Constitutional Tribunal of the Union U Myo Nyunt, Chairman of the Union Election Commission U Hla Thein and wife, wife of Deputy Speaker of Pyithu Hluttaw, Deputy Speaker of Amyotha Hluttaw U Aye Tha Aung and wife, Chairman of the Pyidaungsu Hluttaw’s Legal Affairs and Special Cases Assessment Commission Thura U Shwe Mann and wife, Union Ministers and wives, Chairman of the Union Civil Service Board Dr. Win Thein and wife, Chairman of Myanmar National Human Rights Commission U Win Mra and wife, Chairman of Nay Pyi Taw Council Dr. Myo Aung and wife, Kayah State Chief Minister U L Phaung Sho and wife, Deputy Ministers and wives, members of the Constitutional Tribunal of the Union, members of the Union Election Commission, members of Myanmar National Human Rights Commission, members of the Anti-corruption Commission, members of the Nay Pyi Taw Council, chairman of the Hluttaw affairs committees, representatives of the Hluttaw, departmental officials, bishops from Christian Churches and invited guests.
The ceremony was opened by Rev. M.D. Chang Hkaw with his Christmas prayers and Vice President U Henry Van Thio extended greetings.

President U Win Myint, First Lady Daw Cho Cho, State Counsellor Daw Aung San Suu Kyi and the attendees enjoy the Christmas dinner at the residence of Vice-President U Henry Van Thio in Nay Pyi Taw yesterday. Photo: MNA
President U Win Myint, First Lady Daw Cho Cho, State Counsellor Daw Aung San Suu Kyi and the attendees enjoy the Christmas dinner at the residence of Vice-President U Henry Van Thio in Nay Pyi Taw yesterday. Photo: MNA

Afterwards, President U Win Myint extended Christmas greetings, followed by a Christmas song by Jesse Van Bawi.
Next, State Counsellor Daw Aung San Suu Kyi extended Christmas greetings.
Afterwards, Rev. Dr. Toe Toe prayed for the people and the leaders of Myanmar.
On behalf of the churches in Myanmar, Monsignor Basilio Soe Lin Aung extended greetings, which was followed by Christmas songs.
Afterwards, Rev. Dr. Aye Min delivered a Christmas sermon and extended greetings.
President U Win Myint and First Lady Daw Cho Cho, State Counsellor Daw Aung San Suu Kyi and the attendees enjoyed the Christmas dinner together.
During the dinner, vocalists entertained the guests with Christmas songs.
After the dinner, President U Win Myint, First Lady and State Counsellor Daw Aung San Suu Kyi sliced the Christmas Cake together.
Afterwards, President U Win Myint, First Lady, State Counsellor Daw Aung San Suu Kyi, former President U Htin Kyaw and wife Daw Su Su Lwin, Vice President U Henry Van Thio and wife Dr. Shwe Hlwan lit the Christmas candles.
Afterwards, The Most Revd. Stephen Than Myint Oo said Christmas prayers.
The ceremony came to an end with Christmas songs.—MNA

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