At the 18th graduation ceremony of the Union Biblical Seminary held at the Methodist English Church at No. 65 Alanpya Street, yesterday afternoon in Yangon, Amyotha Hluttaw Speaker Mahn Win Khaing Than was honored among others for outstanding works in all sectors, including social and religious works during the year.
At the ceremony Union Biblical Seminary Chairman Dr. Morris Remial Liana delivered a message of greetings, gave blessings and presented degrees to the graduates and award winners.
Amyotha Hluttaw Speaker Mahn Win Khaing Than in return delivered a message of thanks.
Union Biblical Seminary Chairman Dr. Morris Remial Liana said, “The Hluttaw Speaker was selected because he was not only the Speaker of Amyotha Hluttaw but promoted development of Myanmar in a leading position. He also provided social support to those in need.”
The Union Biblical Seminary was established in 1999 and had honored those who had conducted beneficial religious works and presented degrees to 400 students. The Union Biblical Seminary also selected and honored people regardless of race and religion who had conducted outstanding social works in all sectors.
At the 18th graduation ceremony, 23 were presented with religious degrees and six namely Amyotha Hluttaw Speaker Mahn Win Khaing Than, Myanmar Missions International (MMI) Director Mr. Joshua Ngun Hei, Myanmar Evangelical Christian Alliance Public Relations Director Mr. Peter Ngun Za Cung, Yangon City Development Committee Deputy Director U M Hla Thaung, Future Myanmar United Development Co., Ltd. Managing Director Daw Aye Aye Cho, Global Talent Development and Deere & Company Manager Mr. Rena M. Gainev were honored with honorary doctorates.
(Translated by Zaw Min)