Vice President U Nyan Tun to attend opening ceremony of 28th SEA Games in Singapore

Vice President U Nyan Tun arrives at Changi International Airport in Singapore to attend the opening  ceremony of the 28th SEA Games. MNA
Vice President U Nyan Tun arrives at Changi International Airport in Singapore to attend the opening ceremony of the 28th SEA Games. MNA

Singapore, 4 June—Vice President U Nyan Tun left Yangon International Airport on Thursday morning to attend the opening ceremony of the 28th SEA Games in Singapore.
On arrival at Changi International Airport in Singapore, the vice president was welcomed by Myanmar Ambassador U Htay Aung, the Deputy Chief Executive Officer of the Singaporean sports contingent and Myanmar embassy officials.
In the afternoon, the vice president met with staff of the Myanmar embassy and military attaché office and family members at the residence of the Myanmar Ambassador to Singapore.
The first SEA Games were held in Bangkok in 1959. The games are held once every two years in ASEAN member countries in rotation, with Timor-Leste recently joining the competition.
Myanmar hosted the 27th SEA Games from 11 to 22 December 2013.
Some sports events of the 28th SEA Games started in Singapore as of 29 May. The Games, incorporating Olympic and traditional sports events, will run until 16 June.—MNA

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