44th Rakhine State Day celebrated in Sittway, Mrauk U

A student sings a song with performances in 44th Rakhine Sate Day celebration in Mrauk U, Rakhin State yesterday.  Photo: Tin Tun (IPRD)
A student sings a song with performances in 44th Rakhine Sate Day celebration in Mrauk U, Rakhin State yesterday.  Photo: Tin Tun (IPRD)

The Rakhine State Government observed the 44th Rakhine State Day at U Ottama Hall in Sittway and the Information and Public Relations Department in Mrauk U yesterday.
The ceremony was opened with a song, “Ngayoe Rakhine Thar” (Our Rakhine People), performed by students from Basic Education Post-primary School in Pyitawthar Ward, Sittway Town.
Also, Rakhine State Chief Minister U Nyi Pu read a message sent by President U Win Myint to mark the 44th Rakhine State Day, and town elder U Maung Thein Phyu (writer Gwayar Myay Saw Win) delivered a message about how Rakhine State came into existence and its current state of development.
Afterwards, following a performance of a song by students from Shwepin private school, the Chief Minister, State Hluttaw Speaker, State Chief Justice, State Hluttaw Deputy Speaker and state ministers presented awards to public servants and winners of Rakhine State Day competitions.
Earlier in the morning, Rakhine State Government offered breakfast and offerings on the platform at Atula Marezane Pyilone Chantha Pagoda to the Members of Sangha in Sittway and listened to a sermon. — Tin Tun (IPRD) / (Translated by Kyaw Zin Tun)

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