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Nobel Peace Prize Winner visits Thanbyuzayat War Cemetery, Myanmar

Nobel Peace Prize Winner visits Thanbyuzayat War Cemetery, Myanmar

19 May 2015

Aung San Suu Kyi has a strong historical link to the cemetery as her father, General Aung San, gave a speech at the cemetery's inauguration on 18 December 1946. During her visit she took the opportunity to lay flowers in his memory at the Cross of Sacrifice.

She was accompanied throughout by CWGC Country Manager, Thet Mon, and commended the CWGC's staff for their work in maintaining the cemetery.