Coordination meeting held for publishing updated Myanmar encyclopedia, for paper reading for translation literature

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Union Minister Dr Pe Myint at the coordination meeting for reading and translation literature.

A coordination meeting for holding a paper reading for translation literature and publishing the up-to-date Myanmar encyclopedia was held yesterday at the hall of Printing and Publishing Enterprise in Yangon.
The meeting was opened with an address made by Dr Pe Myint, Union Minister of Information. Ministry of Information and the Tun Foundation is working on publishing up to date Myanmar encyclopedia.
U Thein Htun, Chairman of the Tun Foundation, and U Aung Than, Chief Editor of the Sarpay Beikman reported on preparation for publishing the updated Myanmar Encyclopedia
Fifteen series of Myanmar Encyclopedia had being published from 1954 to 1976 and a collection of Encyclopedia has being published annually starting from 1978. The original 15 series will be updated to publish the upcoming Encyclopedia.
At the meeting, the Union Minister said plans are underway to hold paper reading sessions for translation literature and books sales every three or four months. He also called for making arrangements for holding the paper reading session so that the resource persons can discuss with freedom. At the meeting, a committee was formed with 21 members to hold the paper reading session systematically from 29 April to May 1. U Tin Hlaing,( ledwinthar Saw Chit ) is selected as the chairman of the committee, U Aung Shin ( Mon Ywa Aung Shin ) as Vice Chairman-1 and U Maung Maung Oo ( Hein Latt ) as Vice Chairman-2 and the committee was formed with 21 members.

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