December 13, 2017

Religious titles presented for the 23rd time

Minister Thura U Aung Ko supplicates on religious matters at the religious titles conferring ceremony in Yangon.  Photo:MNA
Minister Thura U Aung Ko supplicates on religious matters at the religious titles conferring ceremony in Yangon.  Photo:MNA

Religious titles were presented for the 23rd time at the State Pariyatti Sasana University in Yangon yesterday. Vice-Chairman of the administrative body of the university Vice Chairman of the State Sangha Manha Nayaka Committee Sayadaw Agga Maha Pandita Agga Maha Saddhama Jotika Bhaddanta Uttaramanyanabhivamsa administered the five precepts at the ceremony sponsored by the Department for Promotion and Propagation of the Sasana of the Ministry of Religious Affairs and Culture.
Eminent monks then delivered sermons. Union Minister for Religious Affairs and Culture Thura U Aung Ko supplicated on religious matters and Chief Minister of Yangon Region U Phyo Min Thein explained the holding of the convocation ceremony.
Then religious titles including a doctorate degree were conferred on the 116 monks who passed their respective examinations. Union Minister Thura U Aung Ko, Chief Minister U Phyo Min Thein, Yangon Command Commander Maj-Gen Thet Pon, officials and well-wishers donated rice and other provisions to the monks.—Myanmar News Agency

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