June 19, 2017
First Lady Daw Su Su Lwin graced the opening ceremony of a new nunnery building, “Visakha Ponami Gonwei,” and a library donated by Visakha Foundation held at Visakha Ponami Gonwei Nunnery in Lewe, Nay Pyi Taw yesterday morning.
First of all, Union Minister for Religious Affairs and Culture Thura U Aung Ko, Visakha Ponami Gonwei Thilashin (nun) school chief patron Thilashin Sayagyi Daw Zayya Theingi, the foundation’s patron Professor Dr. Win Min Thit and officials opened the Visakha Ponami Gonwei school building by cutting a ceremonial ribbon.
First Lady Daw Su Su Lwin then pressed a button to unveil the commemorative stone inscription of the Visakha Ponami Gonwei Nunnery building.
Next, an opening ceremony of the Visakha Ponami Gonwei library was held in front of the library where Minister for Information Dr. Pe Myint, Nay Pyi Taw Council Chairman Dr. Myo Aung, Visakha Foundation chairperson Dr. Su Hla Han and officials opened the library by cutting a ceremonial ribbon.
The First Lady and party then toured the Visakha Ponami Gonwei library and Visakha Ponami Gonwei nunnery building.
Afterwards, the opening ceremony continued at the new school building where Visakha Foundation’s patron explained about the donation after which Visakha Foundation chairperson Dr. Su Hla Han and members presented documents relating to the new building and library to Nunnery chief patron Thilashin Sayagyi Daw Zayya Theingi.
Union Minister Thura U Aung Ko and responsible persons from Visakha Foundation then presented cash donations to Visakha Ponami Gonwei Nunnery chief patron Thilashin Sayagyi Daw Zayya Theingi. Finally, First Lady Daw Su Su Lwin gave a speech honoring the donors of the Visakha Ponami Gonwei building and library after which the First Lady and guests took a commemorative group photo.