Thursday, May 25, 2017

Peace Soccer match held in Nay Pyi Taw in honour of UPC-21st Century Panglong

 May 24, 2017
President U Htin Kyaw and the First Lady Daw Su Su Lwin, State Counsellor Daw Aung San Suu Kyi watched the Peace Soccer Match held in honour of 2nd session of the Union Peace Conference—21st Century Panglong at Wunna Theikdi Stadium in Nay Pyi Taw at 5:30 pm yesterday.

Also among the spectators were U Henry Van Thio, Vice President, Speaker of Pyithu Hluttaw U Win Myint, Speaker of Amyotha Hluttaw Mahn Win Khaing Than, Deputy Speaker of Amyotha Hluttaw U Aye Tha Aung, Chairman of Pyidaungsu Hluttaw’s Legal Affairs and Special Cases Assessment Commission, Union Ministers Lt General Ye Aung, U Kyaw Tint Swe, Dr Myo Thein Gyi, Chairman of Union Civil Service Selection Board Dr Win Thein, Chairman of Peace Commission Dr Tin Myo Win, Nay Pyi Taw Council Chairman, Chief Ministers of Yangon, Mandalay and Magway Regions, Tatmadaw high-ranking officials, Hluttaw representatives, representatives from political parties and local people who love football games.

Firstly, vocalists entertained with songs, followed by the soccer match played between Amonemyaryat team and Chitkyapar team. The match ended in one-one draw.

Afterward, State Counsellor Daw Aung San Suu Kyi presented certificates of honour, with the certificates accepted by U Min Ko Naing, manager of the team—Chitkyapar, Okkar U Thar on behalf of musicians, U Myo Hlaing, director-general of sports and physical education on behalf of ministries and organizations that helped for soccer and chairman of Shwe Than Lwin media company that helped the competition respectively. In addition, State Counsellor gave words of thank to persons, teams and organizations which helped for the success of the matches held in commemoration of 2nd session of the UPC—21st Century Panglong.

Then, Htarwara played against Nyeinchanyay teams and Kanyarpyo & Pyawtawset teams.

Ref; The Global New Light of Myanmar

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