Deputy Minister for Information U Aung Hla Tun presided over a coordination meeting at the ministry in Nay Pyi Taw yesterday morning to organize a youth development festival in Magway next month.
The Youth All-Round Development Festival will be jointly organized by the Ministry of Information, the Ministry of Education and the Magway Region government, and it is scheduled to take place in the central Myanmar town from 14 to 16 December.
At the meeting, the Deputy Minister explained the formation of a steering committee with the order of President’s Office on 29 October 2019, and the establishments of an 18-member working committee on 31 October and 13 sub-committees for successful holding of the festival.
Dr Khin Maung Aye, the Social Affairs Minister for Magway Region government, discussed the developments in preparation for the festival.
The relevant sub-committees also detailed the activities for entertainment programmes, IT sector, logistics, competitions, healthcare services, sports programmes, invitations, accommodations, information, records and accounting.
The festival will be held in the campus of Magway University from 9 am to 5: 30 pm, with the participations of young people from all strata of society in the region.—MNA
(Translated by Aung Khin)