OUTSTANDING students from various states and regions went on an excursion to Bagan on Thursday with Mandalay Region Chief Minister Dr Zaw Myint Maung welcoming them upon their arrival.
The group was made up by eighth graders with records of stupendous academic achievement in their respective schools.
The excursion involved going camping, said Dr Soe Myint Tun, head of the camping trip, adding that the camping was designed to enable young students to be diligent and interested in philanthropic work.
During the excursion students visited pagodas and museums, attended literary talks and went on study tours of a forest museum and a herbal plantation.
They will go camping at Ngwehsaung beach on 2 May, when the excursion will come to a conclusion.
Aung Thant Khaing