Meiktila University of Economics opens MBF, MDevS courses in Nay Pyi Taw

Union Minister Dr. Myo Thein Gyi addresses the opening ceremony for the Master of Banking and Finance and the Master of Development Studies courses at No.8 B.E.H.S in Nay Pyi Taw yesterday. Photo: MNA
Union Minister Dr. Myo Thein Gyi addresses the opening ceremony for the Master of Banking and Finance and the Master of Development Studies courses at No.8 B.E.H.S in Nay Pyi Taw yesterday. Photo: MNA

The Meiktila University of Economics launched theMaster of Banking and Finance (MBF) and the Master of Development Studies (MDevS) courses at No.8 B.E.H.S in Nay Pyi Taw yesterday.
The opening ceremony was attended by Union Minister for Education Dr. Myo Thein Gyi, Union Auditor General U Maw Than, Deputy Minister U Win Maw Tun and officials, the Rector, Pro-rector and lecturers of the Meiktila University of Economics, and trainees.
In his speech at the ceremony, Union Auditor General U Maw Than said the MBF and MDevS courses are very important for the nation’s economic growth and development, and will help produce financial professionals needed in Myanmar, especially after the Yangon Stock Exchange (YSX) opened.
“The country needs to produce banking professionals as state and private owned banks are developing and increasing,” he said.
He then praised Meiktila University of Economics for opening the courses in Nay Pyi Taw, where there are many government employees.
Afterwards, Union Minister Dr. Myo Thien Gyi said the courses aim to enhance the capacity of staff and efficiency of citizens, and develop human resources. As the courses have been opened in Nay Pyi Taw, government employees from concerned departments will be able to continue their studies after work hours, he added.
He said people should focus on lifelong learning rather than scoring high marks, and pointed out the importance of English proficiency for undertaking international standard courses to reach the door of lifelong learning.
Rector Dr. Tun Aung of the Meiktila University of Economics then explained matters related to the courses.
A total of 155 trainees are attending the courses, with 63 trainees in the Master of Banking and Finance (MBF) course and 92 in the Master of Development Studies (MDevS) course.—MNA (Translated by Kyaw Zin Tun)

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