MoRAC organizes research paper reading on Myanmar history

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The paper reading session of the Ministry of Religious Affairs and Culture is in progress.

The opening ceremony of the “Historical Research Paper Reading” organized by the Historical Research and National Library Department, Ministry of Religious Affairs and Culture, was held yesterday morning in Nay Pyi Taw.
At the ceremony, Union Minister for Religious Affairs and Culture U Ko Ko spoke about the importance of history in the social community. By reading and studying history, we will be able to gain historical knowledge and apply the lessons of history. “Every Myanmar citizen needs to know their history as well as every human needs to know their history, therefore, this ceremony is named as “Historical Research Paper Lecture,” he elaborated.
The seminar aimed to approach the history of Myanmar from various perspectives in order to contribute to the country in the future, to develop multi-disciplinary research perspectives on Myanmar research and to develop historians and scholars, to develop a broader field of knowledge through the exchange of knowledge and intellectual experiences of professionals, to spread the great history of Myanmar with all national races to love the country and the people and to strengthen the spirit of the Union.
During the reading, Dr Tun Tun Oo presented a paper on “Myanmar Culture based on Buddhism”; Dr Lae Lae Win presented a paper entitled “Analyzing the historical evidence of the ancient city of Thaton”; U Swan Pyae presented a paper on “The Sino-Burmese War (1765-1769), the Chinese Perspective”. Researchers also read research papers on various fields such as “A study of the historical facts found in some of the orders (1752-1780), “Outstanding Historical Records in Sagu Region”, and “Myanmar traditional Chess”. Those present at the ceremony discussed the presentation and raised questions.
Afterwards, Historian Dr Myint Thein gave an overview of the papers presented, and Deputy Minister U Tun Ohn concluded the meeting. — MNA

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