A ceremony to hand over two fire fighting engines to the township auxiliary fire brigade was held at the fire brigade office in ward 4, Myawady, Kayin State yesterday morning, with the attendance of Amyotha Hluttaw Speaker Mahn Win Khaing Than.
“We were chosen by the people, so we will serve the people. We believe that we are responsible not only for our township but also for the whole country. We will fulfil the requirements of the people as much as possible”, the Amyotha Hluttaw Speaker said.
Speaker Mahn Win Khaing Than then handed over a Dongfeng fire engine allocated to the township auxiliary fire brigade by the Myanmar Fire Service Department. An Isuzu fire engine donated by the Border Guard Force command and central advisory general secretary Col. Saw Chit Thu and wife was also handed over on behalf of the donor by Major Naing Maung Zaw and was accepted by township auxiliary fire brigade official U Aung Soe. Afterwards, the Amyotha Hluttaw Speaker, Hluttaw representatives and departmental officials sprinkled scented water onto the fire engines, as is the custom.
Htein Lin Aung (IPRD)