Union Minister Dr Pe Myint addresses the ceremony to mark 29th anniversary of Information and Public Relations Department in Nay Pyi Taw yesterday. Photo: MNA
The Information and Public Relations Department under the Ministry of Information held its 29th anniversary at its headquarters in Nay Pyi Taw yesterday.
It was attended by Union Minister Dr Pe Myint, Permanent Secretary U Myo Myint Maung, departmental heads, officers and staff members.
The Union Minister extended his appreciation to officers and staff members of IPRD at all levels of States, Regions, districts and townships, who contributed to development and improvement of the department.
He also advised the staff members to learn more skills in production of video clips for presenting news, and the librarians are to do more in promoting the role of libraries and cooperation with relevant organizations.
The Union Minister then presented the best performance award to Hpa-an District Office, the second prize to PyinOoLwin District Office and the third prize to Hakha District Office.
Permanent Secretary U Myo Myint Maung gave awards to township-level offices.
Director-General U Ye Naing, Director-General U Aung Myo Myint and Acting Managing Director U Thet Swe presented special awards to township-level offices, prolific news coverers for texts and videos, and other outstanding staff members.
Director-General U Ye Naing then presented commemorative gifts to all the staff members of department, and gave honorary certificates to the winners of Civil Service Awards. Then, a documentary titled, “Moving Forward to Serve the People, IPRD with Intense Activities’ was screened, followed by expressing thanks of an award winning officer. A lucky-draw programme was also held for the staff members to mark the anniversary of deparment.—MNA
(Translated by Aung Khin)