9 May 2021
Union Minister for Religious Affairs and Culture U Ko Ko attended the donation ceremony of the eternal Soon endowment held at Min Kyaung Prathama Pyan monastery in Thanlyin Township on Saturday.
The Union Minister and party firstly took five precepts from State Sangha Maha Nayaka Committee member, Presiding Sayadaw Dr Candima Bhivamsa of Min Kyaung Prathama Pyan monastery. Then, the Union Minister briefed the religious affairs and donated the offertories and 5 million Kyats of cash donation for Soon endowment to the Sayadaws.
The Union Minister then shared merits gained after listened to the sermon given by the Sayadaw.
Then, the donors U Kyin Oo and Daw Chaw Su Lwin family of Popular Group donated 1 million Kyats of cash donation to the State Sangha Maha Nayaka Committee members Sayadaws at Maha Nayaka Monastery in Thiri Mingalar Kaba Aye Hill in Mayangon Township.
The Union Minister and party also attended that donation ceremony.
Next, the Union Minister met the officials of the National University of Arts and Culture (Yangon), Department of Archaeology and National Museum and State High School of Arts.
During the meeting, the Union Minister discussed the reopening of schools, a significant part of human culture, language, tradition, arts and ethics, the vital role of literature and Myanmar traditional arts. He then instructed the needs to prepare the training schools in line with the COV-ID-19 health rules and provide teaching aid materials.
The diploma courses, first-year and second-year courses of the art schools are being opened, and the remaining diploma courses will be reopened on 10th of May, it’s learnt.
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