THE State Administration Council Chairman Prime Minister conferred honorary titles on recipients individually on 1 and 2 January in marking the 75th Anniversary (Diamond Jubilee) Independence Day.
Yangon Region Chief Minister U Soe Thein, Yangon Command Commander Maj-Gen Nyunt Win Swe and officials went to offer honorary titles to family members of those who were unable to attend the ceremony on their own and their behalf due to various reasons.
JMC-U member Reverend Saw Mathew Aye, who was unable to receive his honorary title of Wunna Kyaw Htin owing to his medical treatment in Thailand, was presented with the honorary title at the city hall in Kyauktada Township. U Nanda, the patron of the All Myanmar Hindu Religious Federation, who was unable to receive the honorary title of Thiri Pyanchi owing to his medical treatment in India, received the title at his home. — MNA/TS