5 July 2022
The 8th 47-member State Sangha Maha Nayaka Committee organized the first-day session of the eleventh plenary meeting in the Maha Pasana Cave in Yangon Monday.
The meeting was attended by members of the State Sang-ha Maha Nayaka Committee led by Bhamo Sayadaw Dr Bhaddanta Kumara Bhivamsa, Union Minister for Religious Affairs and Culture U Ko Ko, the Director-General of Religious Affairs Department and other officials of departments concerned.
The Bhamo Sayadaw presided over the meeting and Joint Secretary Sayadaw acted as the master of ceremonies. First, the State Sangha Maha Nayaka Committee Chairman Sayadaw recited Saraniya Ovada Gatha to start the meeting. Union Minister U Ko Ko presented matters related to religious affairs.
Then, Joint Secretary Sayadaw reported on the activities of the eighth Sangha Nayaka Committee (second subcommittee) conducted during the fourth term. The Sayadaws also discussed Vinicchaya and religious affairs and concluded the first session. During the second session, the Sayadaws discussed religious affairs and education-related matters and concluded the event.
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