Under the direction of the Ministry of Education and Health, the Myanmar Cycling Federation and the Mandalay Region Sport and Physical Education Department, a mass cycling event was organized recently in Mandalay.
With the aims of ensuring national physical fitness, energy conservation, reduction of air pollution and easing of traffic congestion, the event was held in Mandalay on 29 October.
The event began in front of the Mandalay City Development Committee and concluded at the town hall of Mandalay. Two-hundred amateur cyclists, among them Mandalay Region Chief Minister Dr. Zaw Myint Maung, participated in the event.
The mass cycling event will be held during the last week of every month as a community activity in Mandalay, it is learnt.—Thiha Ko Ko (Mandalay)