The fourth coordination meeting to produce the Bogyoke Aung San documentary movie and the second donation programme for the production and screening of the movie were held at Yangon National Theatre on Myoma Kyaung Road yesterday afternoon.
Union Minister for Religious Affairs and Culture Thura U Aung Ko delivered a speech on the occasion.
The union minister said the documentary about national leader Bogyoke Aung San would depict the history of Myanmar, as well as the history of the Tatmadaw. The opportunity to produce this documentary is an honour akin to performing the national duty, he stated.
The union minister spoke about the importance of ensuring the film was historically accurate, Myanmar historians being in attendance and completing the script in June. Later, it will be submitted to the fifth coordination meeting.
The production of the documentary will be completed in 2019, and it will be screened in 2020. For the successful completion of this important work, the various departments will coordinate in the best possible manner, said the union minister.
At the meeting, Work Committee Secretary Permanent Secretary U Tun Ohn, Joint Secretary 2 U Lu Min and Director Min Htin Ko Ko Gyi discussed the status of the concluded works, the arrangements made to produce the movie and the status of the script writing.
Each sub-committee and the attendees then joined in a general discussion, following which the union minister gave a concluding speech.
Next, the second donation programme for the production and screening of the Aung San movie was held, where the Aung San movie organising group screened the trailer of the movie, followed by the union minister delivering an opening speech. The donors then donated some Ks74 million in cash, which was accepted by Union Minister Thura U Aung Ko, U Lu Min and Director Min Htin Ko Ko Gyi. The donors were presented with documents of honour.
Yi Yi Myint