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December 11, 2019

State Sangha Maha Nayaka Committee reviews report of last year efforts

The 6th meeting of the 7th State Sangha Maha Nayaka Committee held in Yangon.  Photo: Myanmar News Agency
The 6th meeting of the 7th State Sangha Maha Nayaka Committee held in Yangon.  Photo: Myanmar News Agency

The second day of the 6th meeting of the 7th State Sangha Maha Nayaka Committee was convened at Maha Pathana Cave in Thiri Mingalar Kaba Aye Hill in Yangon yesterday, discussing affairs with the code of conducts, religious affairs and teaching.
The second-day meeting was attended by State Ovadacariya Sayadaws, State Sangha Maha Nayaka Committee Sayadaws, State Central Working Committee of the Sangha, Union Minister for Religious Affairs and Culture Thura U Aung Ko, Permanent Secretary U Htun Ohn, Director-General of Religious Affairs Department U Myint Oo, pro-rector (Admin) of the International Theravãda Buddhist Missionary University U Khin Maung Win, states and regions religious affairs heads and officials.
The meeting was presided over by Vice Chairman Sayadaw of the State Sangha Maha Nayaka Committee Agga Maha Pandita Abhidhaja Agga Maha Saddhamma Jotikadhaja Dr. Bhaddanta Pyinna Nanda. Joint Secretary Sayadaw of the committee Agga Maha Gantha Vacaka Paņņita Bhaddanta Nanda Thara acted as the Master of Ceremonies. Also, Master of Ceremonies Sayadaw reported on the numbers of State Sangha Maha Nayaka Committee attending the meeting and announced the start of the meeting.
The suggestions reported by State Central Working Committee of the Sangha were answered and explained by Joint Secretary Sayadaws of the committee Agga Maha Pandita Dwipitakadhara Bhaddanta Agga Dhamma and Agga Maha Pandita Bhaddanta Silasara Bhivamsa before the morning session was concluded.
The meeting was resumed at 1:00 p.m., where the respective Sayadaws discussed the annual report, reviewing the work performed by the State Sangha Maha Nayaka Committee.
Yesterday at the meeting, the Chairman Sayadaw called for establishing monastic education schools and for encouraging the Members of the Sangha who are taking part in the education system. —Myanmar News Agency

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