February 15, 2017

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Respect-paying ceremony for aged literati held in Yangon

Journalists pay respect to old-aged literati at ceremony to mark Literati’s Day. Photo: Yi Yi Myint
Journalists pay respect to old-aged literati at ceremony to mark Literati’s Day. Photo: Yi Yi Myint

TO MARK the country’s Literati’s Day (Sarsodaw Day), the Myanmar Journalists Association organised a ceremony to pay respect to the old-aged literati at Yangon’s City Hall yesterday, Yangon Mayor U Hla Myint was in attendance.
A total of 115 doyen literati were presented K100,000 (US$80.15) each and offertories by the well-wishers.
About 100 donors provided K 26,234,111 ($21,026.82) and offertories worth K4,280,000 ($3430.45) to the literati.
Hanthawaddy U Ohn Kyaing urged the junior journalists to maintain the role of the country’s media industry

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