Coordination meeting on republishing Myanmar encyclopedia held

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Union Minister for Information Dr Pe Myint attends the coordination meeting on republishing Myanmar Encyclopedia in Yangon yesterday. Photo: MNA

Coordination meeting on republishing Myanmar Encyclopedia was held at Printing and Publishing Department on Theinbyu Road in Yangon.
At the event, Union Minister for Information said that editing the encyclopedias has been taking too long, nevertheless he sees that as an effort to produce work free of error.
He expressed his desire to discuss first volume of the encyclopedia which is about to be completed.
Then, the Patron of Steering Committee on Republishing Encyclopedias, U Thein Tun , Vice Chairman of the committee Dr Khin Aye (Maung Khin Min-Danubyu) and the secretary of the committee Dr San Win explained about complement from Ka to Kote and suggestions of experts.
Afterwards, a general round of discussion followed and the Union Minister made additional suggestions.
First volume of Myanmar encyclopedia (ka –kone) was first published by Burmese Translation Society (Sarpay Beikman) in 1954 and it was republished in 1970.
In 2019, first volume of Myanmar encyclopedia(ka –kote) is being prepared, and MOI, Sarpay Beikman and Tun Foundation are collaborating to publish it.—MNA
( Translated by Alphonsus)

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