A coordination meeting for holding competitions to mark the 21st International Day against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking in Sittway, Rakhine was held at the Rakhine State cabinet office yesterday.
During the meeting, matters related to painting, cartoon, poster, digital painting and ad-lib competitions were discussed.
In his remark at the meeting, Col. Phone Tint, Rakhine State Minister for Security and Border Affairs and Chairman of Rakhine State Committee for Prevention from the Dangers of Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substances, said that students from basic education and higher education schools could participate in the competition. He also urged the relevant departmental officials to cooperate in organising the competitions.
Rakhine State Minister for Social Affairs Dr. Chan Tha then discussed increasing the prize amount to draw the interest of the students and said students from all districts in the state must take part in the competition.
Officials from universities and the state education office discussed holding the event successfully and the strengths and weaknesses of the competitions held in the past years, to which secretary of Rakhine State Committee for Prevention from the Dangers of Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substances, and
the head of state police force provided additional discussions.
Tin Tun (IPRD)