Today is the Union Day of Burma. 59 years ago, on this day, general Aung San and leaders from ethnic groups of Burma gathered at Panglong and signed the historic agreement called Panglong Agreement. Generally, they agreed to cooperate with Burmese government so that federation of partially self-governing states can be formed.
[Link via degolar]
Image courtesy of jarmtoon.myweb.hinet.net
Technorati Tags: Myanmar, Burma