SC attends ceremony celebrating 60 years of Swiss-Myanmar diplomatic relations

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State Counsellor Daw Aung San Suu Kyi arrives a ceremony to celebrate 60 years of Swiss-Myanmar diplomatic relations. Photo: MNA

State Counsellor Daw Aung San Suu Kyi attended a ceremony to celebrate 60 years of diplomatic relations between Myanmar  and Switzerland in Nay Pyi Taw.
The ceremony organized by Embassy of Switzerland was held yesterday at the Sofitel Hotel (The Lake Garden Hotel). Present at the ceremony were the Chairman of the Union Election Commission U Hla Thein, and Union Ministers U Kyaw Tint Swe, Dr Pe Myint, U Ohn Win, Dr Myo Thein Gyi, Dr Myint Htwe, Dr Win Myat Aye, U Ohn Maung and Nai Thet Lwin, National Security Advisor U Thaung Tun, Chairman of the Union Civil Service Board Dr. Win Thein, Chief of General Staff (Army, Navy and Air) General Mya Tun Oo, Nay Pyi Taw Command Commander Maj-Gen Myint Maw, Deputy Minister U Khin Maung Tin, Switzerland Ambassador to Myanmar Mr. Paul Seger and invited guests.
Musical performances were given at the opening ceremony by youths from Mr. Roger’s Orphanage (Yangon) and the Kachin Baptist Church, led by Mr. Sebastian See-Schierenberg, Ms. Katherine Lewiston, U Aung Moe Kyaw and Daw Darli Khin Zaw.
Afterwards, State Counsellor Daw Aung San Suu Kyi gave a keynote speech on the 60 years of relations between Switzerland and Myanmar. The State Counsellor then gave commemorative bouquets to the musical performers followed by a banquet dinner. —Myanmar News Agency

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