Pope’s schedule visit to Myanmar

Pope’s schedule visit to Myanmar

Nov 17, 2017

Here is the detailed schedule released by the Vatican. Times are local in Myanmar.

Monday, Nov 27 (Yangon)

-- 1.30 pm : Arrival at Yangon International Airport. Tuesday, Nov. 28 (Yangon, Naypyitaw, Yangon)

-- 2.00 pm : Departure by plane for Naypyitaw.

-- 3.10 pm : Arrival at Naypyitaw airport.

-- 3.50 pm : Welcoming ceremony at the presidential palace.

-- 4.00 pm : Courtesy visit to meet the president of the republic, Htin Kyaw, at the presidential palace.

-- 4.30 pm : Meeting with Aung San Suu Kyi, state counsellor and foreign minister, the country’s de-facto leader.

-- 5.15 pm : Meeting with government authorities, members of the civil society and the diplomatic corps in the city’s international convention centre. Speech by Pope Francis.

-- 6.20 pm : Departure by plane for Yangon.

-- 7.25 pm : Arrival at Yangon airport and is taken to the archbishop’s residence. Wednesday, Nov 29 (Yangon)

-- 9.30 am : Mass at Kyaikkasan sports ground. Homily by Pope Francis 

-- 4.15 pm : Meeting with the Sangha supreme council of Buddhist monks at the Kaba Aye pagoda. Speech by Pope Francis. 

-- 5.15 pm : Meeting with the Bishops of Myanmar at St Mary’s Cathedral. Speech by Pope Francis. Thursday, Nov 30 (Yangon, Dhaka)

-- 10.15 am : Mass with the young people in St Mary’s Cathedral. Homily by Pope Francis.

-- 12.45 pm : Farewell ceremony at Yangon International Airport.

-- 1.05 pm : Departs for Dhaka, Bangladesh

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