Merits shared for late royal families of Konbaung Dynasty

Deputy Minister for Culture U Than Swe attends ceremony to share merits gained from donations to late King Mindon and his royal relatives.
Deputy Minister for Culture U Than Swe attends ceremony to share merits gained from donations to late King Mindon and his royal relatives.

Mandalay, 9 March — The Ministry of Culture held a ceremony Sunday to offer meals to members of the Sangha, or monastic community, at Myanan Sankyaw golden palace in Royal Mandalay City, Aungmyethazan Township, in memory of the late King Mindon and his relatives.
The ceremony was attended by Deputy Minister for Culture U Than Swe, Mandalay Region Minister for Finance Dr Myint Kyu, Region Advocate-General U Ye Aung Myint, departmental officials and relatives of royal families.
After offering meals to venerable senior monks, officials shared merits dedicated to the royal family members.
The merit-sharing ceremony for relatives and royal families of the Konbaung Dynasty in Mandalay was the first in six decades, and was attended by relatives of King Thibaw, the last emperor of Myanmar. Thiha Ko Ko (Mandalay)

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