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February 27, 2018

Wife of Japanese PM visits Yangon nunneries, monasteries

Mrs Akie Abe, wife of the Prime Minister of Japan talks to school children at a Monastic Education School. Photo: MNA

A visiting delegation led by Mrs Akie Abe, wife of the Prime Minister of Japan under the programme of the Greater Mekong Initiative, arrived in Yangon yesterday from Mandalay.
They were welcomed at Yangon International Airport by U Han Tun, Minister for Agriculture, Livestock Breeding, Forestry and Energy of the Yangon Region Government, Daw Kathy Soe, Director-General of Strategic Studies and Training Department under the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and other officials.
Prime Minister Shinzo Abe’s wife and party visited the World Buddhist Vipassana Bivman Monastery in Mayangone township, Yangon, Thukha Kari Nun teaching school in Mingalardon township, Zalun Nun teaching school, Pyinnya Theingi nun teaching school, Apamada Nun teaching school and Ponnya Visuddhi Monastic school to observe classes and instruction.
During their visit, the wife of the Prime Minister of Japan and party donated Ks 50 lakhs each and stationery to the schools.—Myanmar News Agency


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