A ceremony to inaugurate the DENTOMEC Toothbrush, Toothpaste Factory took place in front of its factory near the Yangon-Pyay highway in Mingalardon Township, Yangon, yesterday morning, attended by Commander-in-Chief of Defence Services Senior General Min Aung Hlaing.
First, Myanmar Economic Corporation (MEC) Chairman and Quartermaster-General Lt-Gen Nyo Saw, Commander of Yangon Command Maj-Gen Thet Pon and MEC Managing Director U Thant Swe cut the ceremonial ribbon to open the DENTOMEC Toothbrush and Toothpaste Factory.
Next, the Senior General pressed a button to unveil the DENTOMEC Toothbrush and Toothpaste Factory and sprinkled scented water on the Factory’s plaque. Afterwards, they posed for documentary photographs together.
MEC Managing Director U Thant Swe explained about the factory. Following this, Myanmar Economic Corporation (MEC) Chairman and Quartermaster- General Lt-Gen Nyo Saw presented the commemorative gifts to the Commander-in-Chief of Defence Services, Commander-in-Chief (Navy) and Commander-in-Chief (Air Force).
Afterwards, the Commander-in-Chief of Defence Services presented fruit baskets to the foreign technicians. Later, those present observed the process of producing toothbrush and toothpastes at the factory.
The DENTOMEC Factory will produce hygienic and affordable toothbrush and toothpaste as import substitution that will be distributed to the market, according to the news release of the Office of the Commander-in-Chief of Defence Services.
(Translated by Win Ko Ko Aung)