Outstanding students from Ngwesaung, Bagan and Inle visited prominent pagodas and attractions in their respective regions yesterday.
The outstanding students of grade 11 in Ngwesaung Luyechun Recreation Camp first visited the Yuzana prawn breeding centre, and then went to Thazin village B.E.H.S to observe the R.O water purification machine donated by German-based Morkwater Solutions. They then visited the fishing and sun-drying workplace in Thazin Village, where they observed the aquatic creatures kept in glass aquariums and learnt about how natural water resources are protected from extinction. In the afternoon, the outstanding students visited the hotels in Ngwesaung and attended a concert performed by students of Pathein and Ngwesaung schools. Meanwhile, the grade 10 outstanding students of Inle Kaung Tine Resort observed the sacred remains of Konlong Sayadaw in Pindaya Township. Next, they visited the famous Pindaya Caves and then the Aung Htee business centre, where they observed the process of making handmade umbrellas. The outstanding students also travelled to Ayetharyar industrial zone and visited the Sein Ngwe Mya food processing factory, Aung Kyarphu dry fruits factory, Padamyar Nagar steel melting factory, and the Sein Ngwe Myaysdried corn processing factory. Later, they went to B.E.H.S (1) Taunggyi to stay the night.
The grade 9 outstanding students in Bagan visited the Salay Yokesone Monastery in the morning. They viewed exhibitions, some of which displayed artefacts from the Konebaung Dynasty. The students then paid respects to the Shinpin Saw Kyohla Buddha at the monastery. They returned to their Luyechun camp in the evening and held an impromptu speech competition.
Myo Zin Naing