- Grand Welcome For Asean Para Games Participants
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Grand Welcome For Asean Para Games Participants

Last update: 14/01/2014
From Farhanah Azmi

NAYPYITAW, Jan 14 (Bernama) -- In a myriad of colours and with a touch of the host nation's hospitality, the 7th Asean Para Games was declared open by Myanmar's President U Thein Sein at the Wunna Teikdi Main Stadium, here Tuesday night.

The 7th Asean Para Games from Jan 14 to 20 is themed "Green, Clean and Friendship".

The arrival of U Thein Sein and his wife, Daw Khin Khin Win and guests including Malaysia's Youth and Sports Deputy Minister Datuk M. Saravanan at the stadium was greeted with a stunning fireworks display.

The thousands of spectators present were then entertained with traditional orchestra performances by school and university students who moved around the stadium on colourful and unique floats.

This was followed by the procession of the 10 competing contingents in alphabetical order, namely Brunei, Cambodia, Indonesia, Laos, Malaysia, the Philippines, Singapore, Thailand, Vietnam and host nation, Myanmar were the last to enter the stadium.....


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