February 10, 2017

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Amyotha Hluttaw Speaker attends award presentation ceremony at monastic post-primary school

Speaker U Khin Aung Myint presents prize to an outstanding student at a monastic post-primary school in Pyawbwe, Mandalay Region. Photo: MNA
Speaker U Khin Aung Myint presents prize to an outstanding student at a monastic post-primary school in Pyawbwe, Mandalay Region.
Photo: MNA

THE Amyotha Hluttaw Speaker U Khin Aung Myint yesterday attended an award presentation ceremony at a monastic post-primary school in Pyawbwe, Mandalay Region.
Before the ceremony, the speaker presented offertories to the head Sayadaw of the monastery.
In his speech, he stressed the need for the people to equip themselves with higher education to aid the successful practice of democracy. He explained the government’s annual increase of funds for educational advancement, admitting that some children only have access to basic education rather than higher education.
He praised monastic schools for fulfilling the gap and encouraged students not to feel small for receiving education there, citing monarchs and princes of olden days studying under monks.
After presenting awards to outstanding students, Speaker U Khin Aung Myint inspected the classrooms and computer labs in the monastic post-primary school.—Myanmar News Agency

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