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May 19, 2019

Thai cultural delegation pays respect to Bhamo Sayadaw, visits Bago

Minister for Culture of Thailand Mr. Vira Rojpojchanarat donates offertories to Chairman of State Sangha Maha Nayaka Committee, Bhamo Sayadaw Bhaddanta Kumara Bhivamsa yesterday. Photo : Min Thit (MNA)

A delegation led by the Minister for Culture of Thailand, Mr. Vira Rojpojchanarat, paid respect to Chairman of State Sangha Maha Nayaka Committee, Bhamo Sayadaw Bhaddanta Kumara Bhivamsa yesterday.
The Minister for Culture of Thailand, along with Myanmar Theravada Buddhist Federation and Border Areas and Hill Region Sasana Nuggaha Association (Central) Chairman Wunna Kyaw Htin Dr. Khin Shwe reported on religious matters to Sayadaw Bhaddanta Kumara Bhivamsa.
Afterwards, the delegation led by Minister for Culture of Thailand, visited Zaykabar Museum in Thanlyin where Elizabeth Moore, Professor in the Art and Archaeology of South East Asia, and party explained the heritage conservation programmes.
The delegation then visited the Zabu Oak Shaung Myat Phone Khaung Pagoda in Mingaladon Township, and also observed Myanma heritage items and fossils conserved by the company.
In the afternoon, the delegation paid homage to the Maha Zedi Pagoda in Bago built by King Bayintnaung, donating cash to the Pagoda Board of Trustees. The delegation then visited the Kanbawzathadi Golden Palace, and departed from Yangon by Thailand airline in the evening.

 

—Min Thit (MNA) (Translated by Kyaw Zin Tun)

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