State Counsellor offers ‘soon’ to Sanghas in memory of Martyrs in Yangon
STATE Counsellor Daw Aung San Suu Kyi offered ‘soon’ (day meal) to Sanghas at her res-idence at No 54, University Avenue Road in Bahan Township, Yangon yesterday morning in memory of her father, Bogyoke Aung San, and other martyred leaders.
The food offering was accepted by 15 Sanghas led by Taungzun Sayadaw Ashin Viriya (Dhamma Bheri). Present at the event were President U Win Myint and First Lady, former President U Htin Kyaw and wife, Vice President U Myint Swe and wife, Pyithu Hluttaw Speaker U T Khun Myat and wife, Amyotha Hluttaw Speaker Mahn Win Khaing Than and wife, Union Chief Justice U Htun Htun Oo, Union Minister for Ministry of State Counsellor’s Office U Kyaw Tint Swe and wife, Union Minister for Ministry of the Office of the Union Government U Min Thu and wife, Union Peace Commission Chairman Dr Tin Myo Win and wife, National League for Democracy patron U Tin Oo and wife, relatives and friends.
At first the President and the First Lady, former President and wife, State Counsellor and invited guests received the Five Precepts given by Sayadaw Ashin Viriya (Dhamma Bheri) and offered offertories to the Sayadaw and Sanghas. Following this the President and the First Lady, former President and wife, State Counsellor and invited guests shared merits of their good deeds and offered meals to the monks.