A COMMEMORATIVE ceremony to unveil the Bogyoke Statue, to hold the essays writing, drawings, poems, songs, impromptu talks and Bogyoke’s Speeches contests, and to give prizes was convened on Myanmar Children’s Day (Bogyoke’s Birthday) yesterday at the Myanmar International Convention Centre II in Nay Pyi Taw.
Present on the occasion were Union Ministers U Kyaw Tin, Dr Pe Myint, Thura U Aung Ko, U Thant Sin Maung, U Thein Swe and Nai Thet Lwin, Union Attorney-General U Tun Tun Oo, Nay Pyi Taw Council Chairman Dr Myo Aung, Myanmar National Human Rights Commission Chairman U Hla Myint and their wives, Deputy Ministers U Khin Maung Tin, U Aung Hla Tun, U Kyi Min and U Aung Htoo, Deputy Attorney-General U Win Myint, Union Supreme Court Judges, Union Constitutional Tribunal Members, Union Election Commission Members, Chairpersons of Hluttaw Affairs Committee, Nay Pyi Taw Council Members, Anti-Corruption Commission Members, Myanmar National Human Rights Commission Members, Leading Committee Members for Nay Pyi Taw Bogyoke Statue, Nay Pyi Taw Development Committee Members, teachers, students, donors, invited guests and officials.
Union Minister Dr Pe Myint of the Ministry of Information delivered a speech at the ceremony.
Next, Deputy Mayor U Ye Min Oo of Nay Pyi Taw Development Committee explained the unveiling ceremony of Nay Pyi Taw Bogyoke Aung San Statute.
The Bogyoke’s Speeches contest was then followed.
Union Minister Dr Pe Myint gave the first, second and third prizes to the winners in the Bogyoke’s Speeches contest. Union Minister Thura U Aung Ko of the Ministry of Religious Affairs and Culture and Union Minister U Thant Sin Maung of the Ministry of Transport and Communications awarded the special prizes to outstanding winners.
Afterwards, Union Ministers, Myanmar National Human Rights Commission Chairman, Deputy Ministers and Chairpersons of the Hluttaw Affairs Committee had a documentary photo taken with the attendees.
In the afternoon, the poems reciting, essays writing and impromptu talks competitions were held in commemoration of the Myanmar Children’s Day (Bogyoke’s Birthday). The event concluded with prize-giving ceremony.
(Translated by Aungthu Ya)
Ref; The Global New Light of Myanmar