79th Anniversary of Armed Forces Day Parade Organized

The 79th Anniversary of Armed Forces Day parade was organized at Nay Pyi Taw Parade Ground in the evening of 27 March 2024. The Chairman of the State Administration Council Commander-in-Chief of Defence Services Senior General Thadoe Maha Thray Sithu Thadoe Thiri Thudhamma Min Aung Hlaing delivered an address at the parade.

On the agenda, with the lead of column commanders, Anawrahta Column, Kyansittha Column, Bayintnaung Column, Aung Zeya Column, Hsinbyushin Column, Bandoola Column, Aung San Column, accompanied by the military bands, marched into the parade ground.

On their marching route, they were given an uproarious welcome and garlanded by the Senior General’s wife, Daw Kyu Kyu Hla, the Vice-Senior General’s wife, Daw Than Than Nwe, wife of the Chief of the General Staff (Army, Navy and Air), wives of senior military officers, Tatmadaw service members, families, artistes and the local people.

The Senior General arrived at the military parade ground, took salute of Tatmadaw service members and MPF members from parade columns and inspected the parade columns. Next, the Senior General delivered a speech to the military columns.

  • Then, Tatmadaw service members and MPF members from parade columns led by Parade Commander Maj-Gen Thein Zaw saluted the Senior General and left the parade ground.
  • When the parade columns marched past the Senior General, three aircrafts installed with 79 Logo Formation of illumination in honour of the 79th Anniversary of Armed Forces Day, six helicopters with Trail Formation, six other helicopters with Echelon Formation, two freighter flying from the view deck took the Senior General.
  • Two Su-30 SME fourth-generation multipurpose heavy fighters and a MiG-29 multipurpose fighter launching flares from the straightening point of the view desk showed demonstration to salute the Senior General.

The Senior General cordially greeted the distinguished guests and left the parade ground. Then, the parade of the 79th Anniversary of Armed Forces Day successfully concluded.

Unlike previous years, the torch and emblems of the 79th Anniversary of Armed Forces Day can be seen in the Nay Pyi Taw parade ground where the 79th Anniversary of Armed Forces Day parade was held. The archway of the parade ground is decorated with LED strip lights in colours representing the parade columns. The banner and flag are decorated with lighting effects.

The parade ceremony was also attended by SAC members, Union-level dignitaries, families of Thirty Comrades, families of Retired Commanders-in-Chief of Defence Services, military attachés of foreign missions and officials, representatives from NCA signatory ethnic armed organizations, artistes, media council, organizations related to motion pictures, art performance and music as well as Thay Nin Ga Institute for Strategic Studies, special guests and local and foreign media, it is reported.

Source: GNLM (28-3-2024)

  • The 79th Anniversary of Armed Forces Day parade was organized at Nay Pyi Taw Parade Ground in the evening of 27 March 2024. The Chairman of the State Administration Council Commander-in-Chief of Defence Services Senior General Thadoe Maha Thray Sithu Thadoe Thiri Thudhamma Min Aung Hlaing delivered an address at the parade.
  • On their marching route, they were given an uproarious welcome and garlanded by the Senior General’s wife, Daw Kyu Kyu Hla, the Vice-Senior General’s wife, Daw Than Than Nwe, wife of the Chief of the General Staff (Army, Navy and Air), wives of senior military officers, Tatmadaw service members, families, artistes and the local people.
engdate: 
Thursday, March 28, 2024 - 20:45
month: 
March, 2024