Chairman of State Administration Council Prime Minister Senior General Min Aung Hlaing and Wife Daw Kyu Kyu Hla Attend 2024 Golden Dragon Chinese New Year Festival

The 2024 Golden Dragon Chinese New Year Festival was celebrated at National Sports Stadium 1 Thuwunna in Yangon on 18 February, attended by Chairman of State Administration Council Prime Minister Senior General Min Aung Hlaing and wife Daw Kyu Kyu Hla.

On the occasion,, Chairman of SAC Prime Minister and Chinese Ambassador to Myanmar inaugurated the New Year Festival by pushing the button and began the Festival.

Chairman of SAC Prime Minister said his New Year greetings:

  • According to the Chinese zodiac, the Year of the Dragon comes once every 12 years, and it brings good luck, wealth, authority power, and business fortunes. So, grand ceremonies are held and important decisions are made in the Year of the Dragon.
  • As regards the China-Myanmar relations, there are historical records that a goodwill delegation from Pyu-era Myanmar visited China. Those records indicate that China-Myanmar relations were strong since the pre-Pyu period.
  • The People’s Republic of China was founded one year and nine months after Myanmar regained independence, and Myanmar is the first country to acknowledge the PRC. Since then Myanmar has been constantly adhering to the One China Policy.
  • When it comes to Myanmar affairs, China also stands as a good neighbor and friend throughout the successive eras. The Senior General expressed special thanks to PRC and Chinese people for their correct stand for Myanmar’s internal affairs in the international arena.
  • Myanmar is actively taking part in eradication of transnational crimes, illegal drug production and trafficking, human trafficking, online gambling and online scams, and forging rule of law.
  • The Senior General expressed his belief that greater progress will emerge in bilateral cooperation, peace and stability as well as development undertakings in border regions through collaborative efforts of China and Myanmar.
  • The Senior General called for establishment of a peaceful and prosperous society through friendly Paukphaw relations and compassion with China since ancient monarchical era.

 The Chinese Ambassador to Myanmar also extended a New Year greeting;

  • He expressed his thanks for attendance of the Senior General and wife to the New Year ceremony. He prayed for all guests to be proper and powerful on the New Year occasion. He said that as China and Myanmar poured out concerted efforts in all sectors in previous years, both countries could cement bilateral trust and friendly ties.
  • He pledged to serve interests of both countries and people with peace, fraternity and mutual respect from the New Year on, cementing the Swemyo Paukphaw relations between the two countries and striving for development of people from China and Myanmar.

During the ceremony, the Senior General and wife and attendees looked around the China Town Traditional Cultural booths and food exhibitions, had dinner in honor of the Chinese New Year together with dignitaries, presented cash awards and flower baskets to artistes from Chinese traditional dance troupe, Myawaddy cultural troupe under the Directorate of Public Relations and Psychological Warfare, artistes, and goodwill table tennis players, it is reported.

Source: Myawady Daily Newspaper (19-2-2024)

 

  • The People’s Republic of China was founded one year and nine months after Myanmar regained independence, and Myanmar is the first country to acknowledge the PRC. Since then Myanmar has been constantly adhering to the One China Policy.
  • When it comes to Myanmar affairs, China also stands as a good neighbor and friend throughout the successive eras. The Senior General expressed special thanks to PRC and Chinese people for their correct stand for Myanmar’s internal affairs in the international arena.
  • The Senior General called for establishment of a peaceful and prosperous society through friendly Paukphaw relations and compassion with China since ancient monarchical era.
  • Chinese Ambassador to Myanmar prayed for cementing the Swemyo Paukphaw relations between the two countries and striving for development of people from China and Myanmar.]
engdate: 
Tuesday, February 20, 2024 - 00:15
month: 
February, 2024