President U Thein Sein observes construction of new wholesale market in Singaing Township, Mandalay Region after trip to Chin State

President U Thein Sein hears reports presented by Mandalay Region Chief Minister U Ye Myint on wholesale market to be established  in Singaing Township, Mandalay Region
President U Thein Sein hears reports presented by Mandalay Region Chief Minister U Ye Myint on wholesale market to be established
in Singaing Township, Mandalay Region

President U Thein Sein arrived at the proposed site of building wholesale market in Singaing Township in Mandalay Region on Saturday after he and his entourage looked into development programmes of electricity supply in Chin State. On Friday evening, the President viewed performance of Chin traditional dance troupes in Haka township to mark Chin National Day.
He also joined bonfire celebration held in the compound of Chin State government headquarters.
On Saturday, the President and government officials visited Kaba Nyein Chan Yae pagoda and Than Thayar Aye pagoda in Haka to offer flowers, water and lights.
He also paid homage to Dr Baddanta Tejo Sara, head of Jetavan Forest Retreat Buddhist Monastery and monks, with donation of offertories.
Dr Baddanta Tejo Sara gave K10 million to General Hla Htay Win, Chief of the General Staff (Army, Navy and Air) for the fallen soldiers in Laukkai area.
President U Thein Sein also met ministers of Chin State government, MPs and towns elders at the headquarters of Chin State government.
At the meeting Chief Minister of Chin State U Hoang Ngai explained regional development programmes.
Union Minister U Khin Maung Soe, Ministry of Electric Power, presented the 24-hour electricity distribution to Haka Township and Htan Talan Township from national grid.
The capital of state received 66 KV power lines and sub-power stations at the cost of US$1.68 million and K5.52 billion.
Union Minister also said construction of power lines, small scale hydro-power stations and sub-power stations in Falam, Mindat, Matupi, Kanpetlet, Tiddim, Tonzang and Rih townships, while some towns and villages in far-flung areas will receive diesel generators and solar power system.
Union Minister U Hla Tun at President Office also discussed the plans of national unity and regional development.
President U Thein Sein reviewed the activities of government in politics, economy, administration, development of private sector to ensure peace, stability and development of the country.
Chief Minister of Chin State then donated K10 million to General Hla Htay Win, Chief of the General Staff (Army, Navy and Air) for the fallen soldiers at Laukkai area.
President and senior government officials left Haka for Kalay Township, Sagaing Region, and then flied to Mandalay where they inspected the construction site of ancient capital’s new wholesale market in Singaing Township.
The wholesale market is located to the south of Paleik-Sagain road section in Paleik village, Singaing Township. The purpose of establishing the market is to gather items such as fish, meat, fruits, vegetables, flowers, rice, etc, to be put in one place for wholesalers for their convenience and to get more benefits, to conduct farm shows to penetrate international markets, to found technology exchange centres, training schools and quality control centres to promote farming technologies and to ease traffic jams.

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