‘All Who Can Read Should Read’ campaign continues its second day in Nay Pyi Taw

Union Minister Dr. Pe Myint and Deputy Minister U Aung Hla Tun visit a booth on the second day of ‘All Who Can Read Should Read’ campaign in Nay Pyi Taw yesterday. Photo: MNA
Union Minister Dr. Pe Myint and Deputy Minister U Aung Hla Tun visit a booth on the second day of ‘All Who Can Read Should Read’ campaign in Nay Pyi Taw yesterday. Photo: MNA

Union Minister for Information Dr. Pe Myint attended the ‘All Who Can Read Should Read’ campaign on its second day at the Myanmar International Convention Centre-II, Nay Pyi Taw yesterday morning. The aims of the ongoing event were to develop a reading habit to those who can read across the country and to hold the ‘All Who Can Read Should Read’ campaigns across the country.
The Union Minister for Information Dr. Pe Myint, along with Deputy Minister for Information U Aung Hla Tun and Departmental heads of Ministry of Information, toured through and observed booths of the campaign at 9:15 am.
Afterward, the Union Minister posed for documentary photos with government officials, employees and event officials.
The booths of ‘All Who Can Read Should Read’ campaigns were teeming with government employees, students and people who love books.
Second day of ‘All Who Can Read Should Read’ campaign was started in the morning and Deputy Minister for Information U Aung Hla Tun, Ministers of the Region and State, parliamentary members, literati, writers, paper readers, librarians, library foundations, stakeholders, book lovers and invited guests were present.
In the paper reading session, Myanmar Library Association Vice-Chairperson Dr. Sandar Oo chaired and U Ko Lay Win, Director-General of the Basic Education Department presented his paper on the topic “Development of school libraries in the basic education sector and activities to promote reading”. Later, Dr. Hlaing Hlaing Gyi, University of Yangon Library, presented her paper on the topic “Youth and Culture of Library”.
Next, a roundtable discussion followed. U Ye Myint Kyaw led the discussion and U Tin Nyunt, Dr. Sandar Oo, Daw Aye Lae Tun, and U Myo Aung participated in the talk under the title “Development and cultivation of reading habits”.
Associate Professor of Department of Libraries and Information Studies Dr. Tun Aung Kyaw chaired the paper reading session in the afternoon and Department of Information and Public Relations Deputy Director U San Win read his paper on the topic “Tasks should be worked for the promotion of reading habit”. Discussion led by U Kyi Win (Lawkamon) and followed by U Ohn Myint-Maung Yint Mar (Kyauk Kone), U Win Cho, Dr. Khin Lay Soe, U Aung Than Htut and Ma Thel Nu San was held under the title “Current issues for all who can read to read and ways to overcome”.
‘All Who Can Read Should Read’ campaign has been held from 20 to 21 December and it will be expanded on 22 December from 9 am to 4 pm on the request of public service employees and students who want to visit after their exams. The booths will display on an extra day from 9 am to 4 pm.—MNA (Translated by Myat Thandar Aung)

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