Speaker of Amyotha Hluttaw, Mahn Win Khaing Than, spoke at a ceremony for handing over a water hand pump to a Maternity Hospital in Ottarathiri Township in Nay Pyi Taw yesterday.
He said the government donated the tube-wells with the intention of promoting the health and education sector. The majority of people who come to the hospital are ordinary working class people and they are relying more and more on the hospital since it could provide them with much needed medicine. The Speaker said he is elated that the water facilities will provide the necessary water supply for the hospital and its patients.
Afterwards, the Speaker and Union Minister Dr. Myint Htwe signed records for the handover of the tube-wells. The Union Minister presented a commemoration certificate to the Speaker.
This was followed by the Executive Hospital Supervisor Deputy Administrator Dr. Yin Thandar Lwin and Head of the Hospital Dr. Khin Pyone Kyi presenting commemoration certificates to the donors of the tube-wells and those who helped in the process.
The Speaker and Union Minister then inspected the water supply facilities including water tank and water pump donated by the Office of the Amyotha Hluttaw, the water tank and water pump were donated by Chairman of Soe Electrical Foundation U Soe Tint and his family. The Irrigation and Water Utilization Management Department under the Ministry of Agriculture, Livestock and Irrigation helped in digging the site and assembling the water system to the hospital.