The new building of the Magway Region Hluttaw was officially opened with a ceremony yesterday morning with Pyidaungsu Hluttaw Speaker U T Khun Myat unveiling the building.
Firstly, the ceremonial ribbons for opening the building were cut by Amyotha Hluttaw Deputy Speaker U Aye Tha Aung, Regional Chief Justice U Sein Tun, Regional Hluttaw Deputy Speaker U Zaw Myo Win, Regional Minister for Construction, Transportation and Communications U Tin Nwe Oo, Regional Hluttaw Representatives U Kyaw Htay, U Thet Khine and U Aye Kyaw, and the Managing Director of Kyaw Thar Engineering & Construction Group Co Ltd, U Maung Aye.
Next, U T Khun Myat, Regional Chief Minister Dr Aung Moe Nyo and Regional Hluttaw Speaker U Tar electronically unveiled the building. The dignitaries then sprinkled scented water on the Hluttaw’s commemorative monument slab.
This was followed by the Magway Region Hluttaw Speaker handing commemorative gifts to the Pyidaungsu Hluttaw Speaker, Amyotha Hluttaw Deputy Speaker, Regional Chief Minister and state/regional Hluttaw speakers. In addition, Magway Region Hluttaw Deputy Speaker handed over commemorative gifts to the deputy speakers of the state/regional Hluttaws and Director-General of the Pyidaungsu Hluttaw Office.
Speaker U T Khun Myat and officials then planted Gangaw trees (Mesua ferrea) to commemorate the Hluttaw’s opening, took a documentary photo at the building’s facade, and toured the interior. U T Khun Myat and U Aye Tha Aung also signed the guestbook of the local Hluttaw office. After the Magway Region Hluttaw opening ceremony, U T Khun Myat went to inspect the Bogyoke Aung San Home Museum in Natmauk, together with Regional Speaker U Tar and Regional Minister for Social Affairs Dr Khin Maung Aye. From there, U T Khun Myat departed for Nay Pyi Taw and arrived there in the evening. A dinner reception was held at Magway City Hall to commemorate the opening of the Hluttaw building on Thursday. The event was attended by U T Khun Myat and wife Daw Yin May, U Aye Tha Aung and wife Daw Thein Yin Chay, the officials who were present at the Magway Region Hluttaw opening in addition to the regional cabinet, Hluttaw representatives and other invited guests. The guests were entertained with dance performances by students of the National University of Arts and Culture (Mandalay).— MNA (Translated by Zaw Htet Oo)