President U Thein Sein vows not to lose an inch of Myanmar’s territory, honours military personnel who fight against Kokang renegades

President U Thein Sein comforts an injured military personnel at Military Hospital in PyinOoLwin. mna
President U Thein Sein comforts an injured military personnel at Military Hospital in PyinOoLwin. MNA

Nay Pyi Taw, 16 Feb — President U Thein Sein gave honoraria to injured military personnel and families of soldiers killed during fights against Kokang renegades in Laukkai area, Shan State.
The President comforted dozens of government troops at PyinOoLwin Military Hospital Monday, together with Commander-in-Chief of Defence Services Senior General Min Aung Hlaing, Union Ministers Lieutenant General Wai Lwin, U Thein Nyunt, U Soe Thane, U Ye Htut and Dr Than Aung.
Honouring their courage, head of State and senior government officials provided K 90 million to the families of fallen soldiers and K 10 million to the injured personnel from the funds collected with 25 percent salaries of President and union ministers.
In meeting with injured military personnel and their family members, the President vowed not to lose an inch of Myanmar’s territory owned by the successive generations.
The President also said the injured soldiers and their families that the state and people always honour and respect sacrifices of military personnel who are protecting sovereignty and ensuring territorial integrity. MNA

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