President wishes Myanmar people ‘happy, pleasant, safe water festival’

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President U Thein Sein enjoys Maha  Thingyan Festival at Presidential Palace.—MNA
President U Thein Sein enjoys Maha Thingyan Festival at Presidential Palace.—MNA

Nay Pyi Taw, 14 April— President U Thein Sein celebrated Thingyan at the Presidential Palace here on Tuesday, taking part in the traditional water festival that ushers in the New Year in Myanmar.
The president extended best wishes for “a happy, pleasant and safe festival” to the people of the country, while Daw Khin Khin Win joined her husband in wishing all citizens “peace of mind, health of body and a fulfilling life.”
The president and his wife presented cash awards to entertainment troupes, following their performances.
Two Vice Presidents, Dr Sai Mauk Kham and U Nyan Tun, together with their wives, presented cash awards to dance troupes.
Dr Sai Mauk Kham and wife Daw Nan Shwe Hmon expressed their wish that all people in Myanmar could possess a renewed strength of spirit and a new life in the coming year. Their New Year’s wishes also included the restoration of nationwide peace as desired by the people.
U Nyan Tun and wife Daw Khin Aye Myint wished all citizens peace and unity across the country, urging the people to participate in nation building with renewed might.
Daw Nwet Nwet San, a veteran actress in the Mothers Dance Troupe, wished all the people of the world long and healthy lives, urging young people to cherish and uphold the tradition, culture and prestige of Myanmar.— MNA

President U Thein Sein, Vice Presidents Dr Sai Mauk Kham and U Nyan Tun and their wives express their wishes all citizens possessing “peace of mind, health of body and a fulfilling life”.—MNA
President U Thein Sein, Vice Presidents Dr Sai Mauk Kham and U Nyan Tun and their wives express their wishes all citizens possessing “peace of mind, health of body and a fulfilling life”.—MNA
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