President U Win Myint visited Kengtung Township in eastern Shan State by a special flight of the Tatmadaw yesterday.
His entourage included Union Ministers Lt-Gen Soe Htut, Lt-Gen Ye Aung, U Ohn Win, U Win Khaing, Deputy Minister U Khin Maung Win, Police Lt-Gen Aung Win Oo from the Myanmar Police Force and officials.
They were welcomed at the Kengtung Airport by Shan State Chief Minister Dr Lin Htut, State Hluttaw Speaker U Sai Lone Sai, Commander Major-Gen Khin Hlaing from Triangle Region Command, the state government ministers, Hluttaw representatives, town’s elders and leaders of ethnic literature and culture.
The President and party visited Dhamodaya Paritta Monastery and paid homage to the members of Sangha.
They also arrived at Pertian Gate, input of water into Naung Tung Lake, landscaping works and upgrade of road at the lake and other development projects in Kengtung. The President and party stayed overnight at the Amazing Kengtung Resort in Kengtung.—MNA (Translated by Aung Khin)