Amyotha Hluttaw Speaker U Mahn Win Khaing Than and his wife and family members took part in a donation ceremony held at Shwe Myin Wun Pagoda at Myawady Town in Kayin State yesterday.
In the morning, the Myawady district administrator, town administrator and departmental officials offered the day meal to the members of Sangha and nuns. Then, the monks organized Pavarana event that marked the annual occasion to mark the end of Buddhist Lent.
Then, U Mahn Win Khaing Than and family members donated over 3,000 monks, novices and nuns from 342 monasteries and nunneries in Myawady District.
The donation ceremony was also attended by Pyithu Hluttaw representatives, and Kayin State Hluttaw MPs, staff and their family members of town and district General Administration Departments, members of local military commands, officials from Tak Province of Thailand, political parties, women and child welfare associations, Red Cross Society, Fire Brigade units, social and religious associations, well-wishers and local ethnic people. — Thein Lin Aung (IPRD) (Translated by Aung Khin)