Consecration, recitation of Maha Pathana ceremonies held at Shwedagon pagoda

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Union Minister U Ko Ko holds meeting with leaders of religious organizations in Yangon on 8 February. Photo: MNA

Union Minister for Religious Affairs and Culture U Ko Ko attended the ceremonies of Buddha consecration and recitation of Maha Pathana at the Shwedagon Pagoda in Yangon yesterday.
Senior monks of State Sangha Maha Nayaka Committee led by Dr Bhaddanta Candima Bhivumsa, the patron of Thanlyin Minkyaung monastery, and the senior members of Shwedagon Pagoda board of trustees.
Offertories were donated to the members of Sangha, who then recited Maha Pathana Pali verses.
In the afternoon, the Union Minister held a meeting at the office of Religious Affairs and Culture in Yangon with the leaders of religious organizations from Christian, Islam and Hindu.
The Union Minister explained possible supports to the religious organizations in line with the State Constitution, and the leaders of organizations made the discussions. —MNA

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