Union Flag carried from Yangon to Nay Pyi Taw for Diamond Jubilee Union Day Ceremony

The Union Flag relay from Yangon to Nay Pyi Taw, to be saluted at the Diamond Jubilee Union Day Ceremony, was organized in line with the COVID-19 health rules yesterday.
First, Yangon Mayor U Bo Htay carried the Union Flag erected in the silver bowl at the sitting room of the Yangon City Hall with the flag safeguarding team that includes Tatmadaw (Army, Navy and Air) and Myanmar Police Force and ethnic people and planted the flag in the silver bowl on the dais at the city hall.
Then, the Yangon Region Chief Minister, cabinet members, the YCDC chairman and members, safeguarding team that includes Tatmadaw (Army, Navy and Air) and Myanmar Police Force, departmental officials and ethnic people saluted the Union Flag together with the Guard of Honour.

Yangon Region Chief Minister U Soe Thein, region Security and Border Affairs Minister Colonel Win Tint, Economic Affairs Minister U Aung Than Oo, Natural Resources Minister U Zaw Win, Social Affairs Minister U Aung Win Thein and Ethnic Affairs Minister Saw Jet Kaw Htoo respectively handed over the flag to one another.
Then, Ethnic Affairs Minister Saw Jet Kaw Htoo erected the Union Flag in the silver bowl on the decorated Union Boat and carried it to Yangon International Airport flanked by the flag safeguarding team and ethnic people. When the flag arrived at the airport, it was handed over to the Region Advocate-General U Htay Aung, Secretary of region government U Soe Soe Zaw, Transport Minister Police Brig-Gen Myo Min Htike, Ethnic Affairs Minister Saw Jet Kaw Htoo, Region Chief Minister U Soe Thein and Chairman of the Organizing Committee on the Diamond Jubilee Union Day Union Minister for Information U Maung Maung Ohn, respectively.
Along the flag’s journey, the ethnic people, Tatmadaw members and families, Myanmar Fire Brigade, Myanmar Red Cross Society, departmental personnel and students welcomed the flag by waving miniature flags.
Then, Chairman of the Organizing Committee on Diamond Jubilee Union Day Union Minister for Information U Maung Maung Ohn conveyed the Union Flag by Tatmadaw special aircraft to Nay Pyi Taw. When the flag arrived at the Nay Pyi Taw airport, Union Minister U Maung Maung Ohn handed it over to Nay Pyi Taw Mayor Dr Maung Maung Naing.

Afterwards, Nay Pyi Taw Mayor Dr Maung Maung Naing handed over the flag to the deputy ministers of relevant ministries and Nay Pyi Taw Council members and the flag was planted in the silver bowl on the Union Boat parked at the airport compound.
The Union Flag was conveyed by the Union Boat flanked by the flag safeguarding team that includes Tatmadaw (Army, Navy and Air) and Myanmar Police Force and ethnic people to Nay Pyi Taw City Hall and welcomed by the students, military families, departmental staff and ethnic people along the road.
When the flag arrived in front of the Nay Pyi Taw Water Fountain Park, Deputy Minister U Zaw Aye Maung handed it over to MoC Deputy Minister U Nyunt Aung.
Along the way to Nay Pyi Taw City Hall, the flag was relayed by respective officials.
When it arrived in front of the Nay Pyi Taw City Hall, Vice Mayor of Nay Pyi Taw U Maung Maung handed it over to Nay Pyi Taw Mayor Dr Maung Maung Naing.
Then, he planted the Union Flag in the silver bowl at Nay Pyi Taw City Hall flanked by the flag safeguarding team that includes Tatmadaw (Army, Navy and Air) and Myanmar Police Force and ethnic people
Afterwards, Union Ministers U Maung Maung Ohn and U Min Thein Zan, Nay Pyi Taw Council Chairman Dr Maung Maung Naing, the Nay Pyi Taw Command Commander, deputy ministers and officials saluted the Union Flag together with the Guard of Honour.—MNA

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