New centres in Yangon, Mandalay to showcase performing, visual arts

President U Thein Sein cordially meets with artists in meeting to open art centres in  Yangon and Mandalay.
President U Thein Sein cordially meets with artists in meeting to open art centres in Yangon and Mandalay.

New art centres to be built in Yangon and Mandalay will host music and dance performances, exhibitions, cultural shows and film screenings, President U Thein Sein said here Wednesday at a meeting with artists.
The president said the government is responsible for both economic development and pursuit of public happiness through the arts, and these centres will be able to host cultural shows all year around under the management of independent bodies comprised of artists.
U Kyaw Myint Hlaing, the vice chairman of the construction committee for the centres, detailed the projects during the meeting at the hall of the farmer educative farm.
Union ministers and artists then discussed the needs of the centres.
The meeting was also attended by Union ministers U Soe Thane, U Tin Naing Thein, U Myint Hlaing, U Ohn Myint, U Aye Myint Kyu and U Ye Htut, as  well as Deputy Minister U Soe Tint and representatives of arts and cultural associations.
President U Thein Sein also received Mr Ajit Doval, the 5th National Security Adviser to Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi.
Myanmar ministers and Indian delegates discussed border issues and military cooperation between the two countries.

President U Thein Sein shakes hands with Mr Ajit Doval, National Security Adviser to Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi.
President U Thein Sein shakes hands with Mr Ajit Doval, National Security Adviser to Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi.
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