The groundbreaking ceremony of Judicial College of the Union Supreme Court was held at the projected site of the building on Naygya Street, Zawana Theikdi Ward, Ottarathira District, Nay Pyi Taw Council Area at 8 am yesterday.
Union Chief Justice U Htun Htun Oo, Union Supreme Court Judges U Tha Htay, U Myint Aung, U Aung Zaw Thein, U Mya Han, U Soe Naing, U Myo Tint, U Khin Maung Kyi and U Myo Win sprinkled scented water at the designated places.
After executing customary procedures marking the success of the groundbreaking ceremony, the Union Chief Justice posed for documentary together with guests and officials. He then performed the rituals of gold and silver showers. Afterwards, the Chief Justice and party observed the site.
Union Supreme Court laid down the Judicial College project to build an advanced judicial institution under the strategic goal 4.4 of the five-area strategic task which is under the five-year strategic judicial plan (2018-2022).
It will be a 164 feet by 126 feet three-storey building. The second floor will house a 20-room woman’s hostel and the first floor 20-room man’s hostel. The ground floor will have lecturer halls, meeting rooms, library, internet room, assembly hall, security rooms, duty room, parlour, dining room, common room and stores. Building division 2 of the Ministry of Construction is the contractor of the project.—MNA (Translated by TMT)