U Htin Kyaw unveils father’s book in China


By Xing Yi

Min Thu Wun’s Affinity with China – a book in Chinese and Burmese – was unveiled by the President of Myanmar U Htin Kyaw in Beijing on Sunday (9th April).

The late Min Thu Wun, the president’s father, was a famous poet who is regarded as one of the three luminaries in Myanmar’s literary movement called Khitsan (new writing) of the 1930s.

The president attended the book launch at the Diaoyutai State Guesthouse in Beijing during his first visit to China since becoming Myanmar’s leader in 2016.

Published by China’s Foreign Language Press in April, the book is a collection of Min Thu Wun’s essays on China and Chinese literature, reflecting the cultural links between China and Myanmar. Read more

Source: China Daily

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