13 February 2018
President U Htin Kyaw and wife Daw Su Su Lwin hosted a reception and dinner to commemorate the 71st Anniversary Union Day at the square of City Hall in Nay Pyi Taw in the evening on 12th February.
First, the President and wife extended cordial greetings to the union ministers, parliamentarians, representatives of the political parties, region/state ethnic affairs ministers, members of peace process leading committee and delegates to the Union Day celebration.
It was also attended by the state counsellor Daw Aung San Suu Kyi, Vice-Presidents, Speakers of parliaments, Chief Justice of the Union, Commander-in-Chief of Defence Services, Chairman of the Constitutional Tribunal, Chairman of the Union Election Commission, deputy Commander-in-Chief of Defence Services, deputy speakers of parliaments, union ministers, union attorney-general, union auditor-general, chairman of the civil service board and their wives, chairmen of the parliamentary committees, deputy ministers, MPs, chairmen and representatives of the political parties and departmental officials.
Artists from the Ministry of Culture and cultural dance troupes of regions and states entertained dignitaries with a variety of traditional dances following the dinner.