Products must be better quality if prices of goods are equal to others, and prices of products must be cheap if the quality of goods is equal to others, said Chairman of the State Administration Council Commander-in-Chief of Defence Services Senior General Min Aung Hlaing in inspecting the Tatmadaw Textile Factory (Meiktila) in Meiktila of Mandalay Region yesterday afternoon.
First, Director of Ordnance Services of the Tatmadaw Maj-Gen Win Lwin reported to the Senior General on the production of quality sarongs, sale of school uniforms at fair prices, the undertaking of agriculture and livestock farms for staff welfare, and sale of costumes of ethnic national races and rural people at fair prices.
Products must be of better quality if prices of goods are equal to others and prices of products must be cheap if the quality of goods is equal to others. And, he attended to the needs of staff welfare.
The factory manager reported on the brief history of the factory, work procedure, production of textile and threads and assignment of staff.
In his response, the Senior General pledged to add more staff for operating the factory at full capacity. More buildings will be constructed for staff. Efforts must be made for meeting the target of production and manufacturing surplus products more than the demand of the Tatmadaw. It is necessary to fulfil the needs of the staff. School uniforms must be produced to be sold at cheap prices for teachers and students. Priority must be given to the manufacturing of more quality textile products of the factory. Quality cotton strains must be imported to grow them through correct cultivation methods. Necessary raw materials and machinery will be provided to the factory for producing 2/80 threads at home. Products must be of better quality if prices of goods are equal to others and prices of products must be cheap if the quality of goods is equal to others. And, he attended to the needs of staff welfare.
The Senior General inspected quality sarongs, costumes of national races and uniform textile displayed in the factory. After viewing a round the sections of the factory, the Senior General fulfilled the needs of officials and presented cash awards to the staff. — MNA