November 21, 2017

Literary awards to be selected in accord with rules and regulations in transparent manner: Union Information Minister

Union Minister Dr. Pe Myint addresses the meeting with various committees for selection of literary awards.

The award scrutinizing committees are urged to select the award winners in accord with rules and regulations in a transparent manner and the ministry will provide necessary assistance, said Union Minister for Information Dr. Pe Myint at the meeting with the members of the National Literary Award Scrutinizing Committee and Sarpay Beikman Manuscript Scrutinizing Committee at the hall of the Central Press under the Printing and Publishing Department on Theinbyu Road in Yangon yesterday afternoon.
On behalf of the chairman of the National Literary Award Scrutinizing Committee, Vice-Chairman Dr. Khin Aye (Maung Khin Min-Danabyu), Committee Secretary U Than Ohn (Maung Zeyar), Deputy Director-General U Ko Ko Naing, Chairman of Sarpay Beikman Manuscript Scrutinizing Committee U Kyaw Win (Anthropology Kyaw Win) and Secretary Daw Mya Mya Than (Ma Hnin Phway) made clarifications about selection of literary awards and follow-up programmes.
In the evening, the Union Minister attended 7th coordination meeting on producing films and television series for Myanmar’s Democracy Film Week at the hall of the MRTV on Pyay Road. Myanmar’s Democracy Film Week is scheduled to be held from 15 to 21 September for two weeks along with music concert, drama and dance show.
He also attended 4th coordination meeting on Peace Music Festival at the same venue and heard report on working plan presented by MRTV Director-General U Myint Htwe. The Peace Music Festival will be held with the aim of ensuring national reconciliation and unity and internal peace and building a federal union and deserved prize will be given to the award winners.
The vocal test of the Peace Music Festival is planned in Myitkyina, Lashio, Taunggyi, Mawlamyine, Pathein, Kalay, Sittway, Mandalay, Nay Pyi Taw and Yangon commencing third week of May.

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