Myanmar newspaper issues photo album to mark Sino-Myanmar relations anniversary

21:20, June 08, 2010      

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A Myanmar local newspaper, the Phoenix, in Chinese edition, issued a photo album Tuesday to mark the 60th anniversary of establishment of diplomatic relations between China and Myanmar,tian which falls on the day.

The photo album in full color was printed with more than 100 sheets of valuable historic photos reflecting the development of Sino-Myanmar friendly and cooperative ties over the past six decades. The album also contains many news photos showing Chinese Premier Wen Jiabao's recent successful visit to Myanmar.

Chinese Ambassador to Myanmar Ye Dabo and his Myanmar counterpart U Thein Lwin inscripted for the album which reads as wishing Sino-Myanmar paukphaw friendship inherited generation by generation and long standing.

The memorial photo album, which groups the flashback of history of Sino-Myanmar neighborly and friendly ties, is widely welcomed and highly assessed by readers and experts.

On the same day, Myanmar's Posts and Telecommunication also issued 500,000-piece 100-Kyat new stamps to mark the anniversary.

With pictures featuring the near-completed parliament building in Myanmar's new capital of Nay Pyi Taw and the Tian An men Square in China's capital of Beijing under the two countries' national flags as a representation of each side, the historically significant stamps were distributed at the post offices of Nay Pyi Taw, Yangon and Mandalay.

A special mark was stamped on the stamps sold out on the day at the three post offices.

As the first visit to Myanmar by a Chinese premier in 16 years, Wen paid a goodwill visit to the country from last Wednesday to Thursday to mark the occasion.

Source: Xinhua


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