A fiberglass statue of Burma’s independence hero was completely destroyed by a man with mental illness in the Irrawaddy delta.
KPCC says the construction of a statue is continuing on a vacant plot of land close to the landmark clock tower in Myitkyina city centre.
Suu Kyi reportedly met with retired Snr-Gen. Than Shwe in Naypyidaw on Friday, following meetings with top government members earlier in the week.
Thousands turn out in the hometown of Gen. Aung San in Magwe Division for the start of seven days of festivities to commemorate his 100th birthday.
An NLD-commissioned sculpture of the independence leader Gen. Aung San by artist Aung Kyaw Tun will go on display this month.
“There is presently no trust between the people and the army,” said Suu Kyi. “The army doesn’t trust the people, and the people don’t trust the army.”