MEMBERS of ethnic literature and culture groups from Shan State (North) and Rakhine State who were in Nay Pyi Taw, continued the fourth day of their first study in Nay Pyi Taw yesterday.
In the morning, the excursion groups, accompanied by officials from the Department of Ethnical Literature and Culture, visited the National Museum where officials from the museum gave a brief account of the booths of the Thiha Thana Throne, Prehistoric Period, Historically recorded period, Stone Age, Bronze Age, Iron Age and Myanma Anu Thukhuma.
Afterwards, the groups visited the Myanma Gems Museum, Nay Pyi Taw where the museum in-charge and officials explained the booths displaying jades, pearls, silver articles and natural resources, and responded to questions raised by them.
They also observed the gems and jewelry shops on the ground floor of the Gems Museum, and purchased souvenirs.
In the afternoon, the groups visited the Ngaliketha Elephant Camp and Junction Center.
In the evening, Union Minister for Ethnic Affairs, Nai Thet Lwin, hosted dinner for the ethnic groups.
— Lu Maw
(Translated by Kyaw Zin Tun)