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Alms food offered to Buddhist monks at Yangon City Hall to commemorate 75th Martyrs’ Day

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MoRAC Union Minister and the congregation take the Five Precepts from Sayadaws at the event.

Alms food was donated to venerable Bhuddhist monks as a commemoration service to the martyrs of national independence at the meeting room of the City Hall of the Yangon City Development Committee at 10:30 am yesterday.
Chairman of the Central Committee for Organizing the 75th Martyrs’ Day Ceremony Union Minister for Religion Affairs and Culture U Ko Ko, Vice-Chairman of the Central Committee Yangon Region Chief Minister U Soe Thein, Yangon Region Security and Border Affairs Minister Colonel Win Tint, Chief Justice Daw Sandar Thwe of the Region High Court, Deputy Minister for Religious Affairs and Culture Dr Moe Zaw Tun, the Yangon mayor, committee members and guests attended the ceremony.
First, Vice-Chairman of the State Sangha Maha Nayaka Committee Agga Maha Pandita Agga Maha Saddhamma Jotikadhaja Bhaddanta Kovida Meiktila Sayadaw administered the Five Precepts. Members of the Sangha recited Metta Sutta, and the congregation offered alms and meals.
Joint-Secretary of the State Sangha Maha Nayaka Committee Agga Maha Saddhamma Jotikadhaja Bhaddanta Pannadhaja Pazundaung Sayadaw delivered a sermon and the congregation shared merits gained in dedication to General Aung San and martyrs. — MNA

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