13 October 2017
State level Kathina robe offering ceremony was held at Sasana Maha Beikman Hall of Uppatasanti Pagoda compound in Nay Pyi Taw on Thursday.
President U Htin Kyaw, State Counsellor Daw Aung San Suu Kyi, Vice- president U Myint Swe and other high ranking officials offered Kathina robes to the chairman of State Sangha Maha Nayaka Committee Bhamo Sayadaw and other Sayadaws.
Deputy Director, Religious Affairs Department, Thadama Zawtika Daza U Thura said “This is an annual donation event. It is a good deed - it’s a great opportunity to donate while Sasana is brightening. I hope such a cooperative donation ceremony like this will be held in the future as well.”
A total of 63 Sayadaws were offered Kathina robes in the ceremony.