State Counsellor Daw Aung San Suu Kyi offered ‘soon’ (day meal) to Sanghas at her residence at No. 54 University Avenue Road in Bahan Township, Yangon yesterday morning in memory of her father, Bogyoke Aung San, and other martyred leaders.
The food offering was received by 15 Sanghas led by Taungzun Sayadaw Ashin Viriya (Dhamma Bheri). Present at the event together with the State Counsellor were Vice President U Myint Swe and wife, Pyithu Hluttaw Speaker U T Khun Myat and wife, Amyotha Hluttaw Speaker Mahn Win Khaing Than, Union Chief Justice U Htun Htun Oo, Pyidaungsu Hluttaw’s Legal Affairs and Special Cases Assessment Commission Chairman Thura U Shwe Mann and wife, Union Peace Commission Chairman Dr. Tin Myo Win and wife, Deputy Minister for the Office of the President U Min Thu and wife, National League for Democracy patron U Tin Oo and wife, relatives and friends.
Before the donation to the Sanghas, State Counsellor Daw Aung San Suu Kyi and invited guests received the Five Precepts given by Ashin Viriya (Dhamma Bheri). Following this, Daw Aung San Suu Kyi and guests shared merits of their good deeds and offered meals to the monks.