November 21, 2017

3rd Co-ordination meeting held for Convening Youth Multi-Development Festival

Union Minister for Information Dr Pe Myint addresses the  3rd Coordination meeting for convening Youth Multi-Development Festival in Nay Pyi Taw, on 7 November 2017. Photo: MNA
Union Minister for Information Dr Pe Myint addresses the 3rd Coordination meeting for convening Youth Multi-Development Festival in Nay Pyi Taw, on 7 November 2017. Photo: MNA

The 3rd Coordination meeting for Convening Youth Multi-Development Festival was held at the meeting hall of the Ministry of Information in Nay Pyi Taw at 2 pm yesterday.
Present at the meeting were Union Ministers Dr Pe Myint, Dr Myo Thein Gyi, Dr Myint Htwe and Dr Win Myat Aye, permanent secretary of the Ministry of Information and departmental heads and responsible officials of the department of fine arts, the Ministry of Religious Affairs and Culture.
At the meeting, Union Ministers respectively discussed concerning the convention of youth multi-development festival, including arrangement of literary, talks and discussions, youths’ talk and extempore talks, arrangements of meeting with outstanding youths, programmes for ex-university students/alumni to participate, sports show rooms with extraordinary games included, exhibition on science with the avant-garde of youths included, display of discussion on English and Myanmar languages and related showrooms, description of the festival as the Pre-Centenary Commemorative Ceremony which did coincide unusually, showroom exhibiting preventive ways against contagious and infectious diseases, showing effects which will result from regular physical exercises, programme for making youths know federalism and set-up of federal union, the State Counsellor’s address on requirement of inclusion of traditional challenge in drawing up Action Plan, sector of media and Facebook meant for traditional challenge, loss of youths’ lives due to Facebook Social Media and requirement of inclusion “how to deal with and how to prevent” in drawing action plan on youth policy.
Afterward, the permanent secretary of the Ministry of Information and deputy director-general of the department of fine arts, clarified concerning preliminary selection of logo, motto and theme song of Youth Multi-Development Festival, programmes to be held, showrooms and exhibitions during the festival, formation of committees and sub-committees, and their performances.
YMDF was learnt to be held from December 1 to 3 in the Yangon University Campus.
During the festival period, English language Proficiency Contest, Impromptu Competition, Discussion on Youth, Traditional Sports Contest, Myanmar Martial Arts, Sepak Takraw, Mass Walking, Sale of Traditional Foods, Sale of Arts and crafts, computer and technology exhibition, showing national costumes, showrooms of national ethnic people, program building by use of application, rare books and book fair festivals will be included.—Myanmar News Agency

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