One-hundred fifty sets of home solar lighting systems worth US$15,000 were donated by the KDE & C Company of the Republic of Korea through the Ministry of Industry at a ceremony held at the Rakhine State government yesterday.
The ceremony was attended by Rakhine State government’s ministers, departmental heads and responsible officials from the Ministry of Industry.
U Aung Kyaw Zan, Rakhine State minister, gave words of thanks, saying the KDE & C Company had helped fulfil the acquisition of electricity, a major necessity, for local nationals.
Afterward, U Aung Kyaw Zan, State minister and U Kyaw Hla Tun, State Advocate accepted 150 sets of the domestic solar lighting system handed over by U Ko Ko Tin, director general of Industrial Cooperation Department, who was then given a certificate of honour.
U Myat Zaw, deputy director and technical expert, demonstrated how to install and use the solar-energy panels.
“With a view to helping the need for electricity for the rural populace in Rakhine State, KDE & C Company came to donate 150 sets of a home solar system worth US$15,000. The system can be used not only for lighting homes but also for charging batteries and hand-phones.
The system is free from any risks for the users and it cannot cause environmental pollution.
Tin Tun (IPRD)