Vice-President President addresses coordination meeting for 2018 Independence Day

VP U Myint Swe delivers the speech at the meeting of the 70th Anniversary of Independence Day Convening Central Committee . Photo: MNA
VP U Myint Swe delivers the speech at the meeting of the 70th Anniversary of Independence Day Convening Central Committee . Photo: MNA

Vice-President U Myint Swe addressed the 3rd coordination meeting of the 70th Anniversary Independence Day Convening Central Committee yesterday at the Office of the Union Government in Nay Pyi Taw.
U Myint Swe informed the meeting that the elaborate celebrations will consist of two sessions, morning and evening.
“Today’s meeting is the 3rd coordination meeting of the 70th anniversary of Independence Day convening central committee for successful convention of the Independence Day ceremony. With a view to successfully hold the Independence Day Ceremony, in accord with 5 national objectives, the 70th anniversary of Independence Day convening central committee comprising 36 members including myself, was formed on 29th September 2017, under notification 72/2017. The 1st coordination meeting held on 13th October 2017 laid down 12 decisions, for implementation of which 9 sub-committees were formed, with the 2nd coordination meeting held on 10th November 2017 laying down 17 decisions. The decisions were found to have been implemented by respective sub-committees. The ceremony will be held in two sessions, and in the morning session ceremony for hoisting the national flag, ceremony for saluting the national flag whereas dinner party will be hosted in the evening session”, U Myint Swe said.
The Vice President added, “It is necessary for nine sub-committees to systematically implement the assigned duties. Only if respective sub-committees can cooperate collectively by sectors, the ceremony will be successfully held with full political essence. As the time to hold the ceremony approaches we firmly believe that the tasks to be performed will have been implemented by respective sub-committees. Being the national-level ceremony, concerted efforts must be exerted for any hindrances not to occur. If there are difficulties, it needs to be openly discussed.”
Major General Myint Maw, Chairman of Ceremony for Hoisting and Saluting National Flag sub-committee and Commander of Nay Pyi Taw Command, Dr. Myo Aung, Chairman of Nay Pyi Taw Council and Chairman of Convening sub-Committee, U Kyaw Tin, Union Minister for International Cooperation and Chairman of Reception and Convening Dinner Party sub-Committee, Brig-Gen Moe Kyi and Maj-Gen Aung Soe, Deputy Minister for Home Affairs, Dr Pe Myint, Union Minister for Information, U Win Maw Tun, Deputy Minister for Education, Union Minister for Health and Sports Dr. Myint Htwe gave updated reports on their assignments.
The meeting came to a close with the Vice President speech. — Myanmar News Agency

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