New Community Centre (Thandwe) opened marking 47th Anniversary of Rakhine State Day

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State Administration Council Member Daw Aye Nu Sein remarks the opening ceremony of the new Community Centre (Thandwe) in Rakhine State yesterday.

The opening ceremony of the new Community Centre constructed in Thandwe Township of Rakhine State by the Information and Public Relations Department under the Ministry of Information was organized yesterday marking the 47th Anniversary of Rakhine State Day.
During the ceremony, State Administration Council members Mahn Nyein Maung, Daw Aye Nu Sein and U Moung Har, Union Minister U Maung Maung Ohn, Rakhine State Ethnic Affairs Minister U Tin Hla and Town Elder U Phoe Yi Aung unveiled the signboard of the new Community Centre by pressing the electric button, and they posed for a group commemorative photo.
They also viewed the small museum featuring photos of well-known Rakhine people, traditional festivals, photos of picturesque views and beaches, including famous MraukU ancient cultural zone and pagodas, local products and ancient artworks. Next, they inspected the kid reading room, playground, art room, public library, computer room, stadium, hall and multisectoral hall.
During the second session of the ceremony, SAC member Daw Aye Nu Sein said the Community Centre in Thandwe District is the very first one in Rakhine State and it was so proud to be able to establish on the occasion of Rakhine State Day. The Community Centre is essential in undertaking measures for the interests of the region and country such as public gatherings, holding of talks and discussions. As there are the meeting hall and multisectoral hall in the centre, the people at any age can discuss collectively for the sake of the region. The computer and art rooms can also offer opportunities to open technical, language, vocational and art-related kinds of training for the youths to develop the human resources and they can make efforts to improve their respective areas with their skills after they complete the training courses.
She also urged Thandwe people and town elders to understand the goodwill of the government and cooperate in the activities of the ministry.
Union Minister for Information U Maung Maung Ohn also said that the ministry is working with modern programmes in discharging three main duties of providing information, education and entertainment. On the other hand, it opens public libraries to provide information and knowledge to the people. It also upgrades libraries into community centres as well as recreational places where the people seek knowledge, collect information and discuss the interests of the country and regions.
The current community centre was constructed using more than K464 million of government funds and the Rakhine state government provided K220 million worth of materials for the centre.
The Union Minister then highlighted the advantages of establishing the Community Centre.
Rakhine State Ethnic Affairs Minister U Tin Hla gave a remark on behalf of the state government and Town Elder of Thandwe U Tun Thant Kyaw expressed words of thanks.
Then, Union Minister U Maung Maung Ohn handed over 500 MRTV DVD-T2 Set-Top Boxes to the Thandwe district deputy administrator and other officials also provided books and journals for the centre to the respective IPRD officials.
The current Community Centre is the second centre constructed with the government fund and the centre resources are free for the people and students.
Then, the SAC members and Union ministers paid homage and made donations to the Thandwe Township Sangha Nayaka Committee Chairman Sayadaw.
They also visited Relic Hair, Relic Tooth, Relic Rib pagodas and inspected the Shwewady Rakhine sarongs and bamboo tablecloths manufacturing industry of Thandwe Township. — MNA

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