The first Collective Maha Kathina Robe offering ceremony of Mandalay Region Hluttaw was held in the meeting room of the Mandalay Region Hluttaw on 6 November.
Monks led by Presiding Monk of Zinaman Aung Monastery in Dagundaing Ward of Pyaygyi Dagun Township attended the ceremony.
Mandalay Region Hluttaw Speaker U Aung Kyaw Oo,
Vice Speaker Dr. Khin Maung Htay, Region Hluttaw Representatives, members of the Mandalay Region Government, vice chairperson Daw Win Mya Mya and members of the National League For Democracy of Mandalay Region, Districts and Townships attended the ceremony and observed five precepts administrated by the Sayadaw and listened to the recitation of Parittas by monks.
Next, the Hluttaw Speaker and officials donated robes and offertories to the monks and listened to the sermon by the Presiding monk of Zinaman Aung Monastery and shared the merits gained. At the ceremony, offertories and cash amounting to over Ks4million were donated to the monks.— Thiha Ko Ko