State Counsellor Daw Aung San Suu Kyi inaugurated a new ‘model building’ of Basic Education Primary School (Bawgawadi) of Pyinmana in Dekkhina District, Nay Pyi Taw, yesterday morning.
Opening ceremony of the school building was also attended by Union Minister for the Office of Union Government U Min Thu, Union Minister for Electricity and Energy U Win Khaing, Union Minister for Education Dr Myo Thein Gyi, Chairman of Nay Pyi Taw Council Dr Myo Aung, Deputy Minister U Maung Maung Win and Dr Kyaw Lin, Pyithu Hluttaw MP U Than Soe Aung, officials from the Ministry of Education, teachers, students and town elders.
State Counsellor Daw Aung San Suu Kyi, Union Ministers U Min Thu, U Win Khaing and Dr Myo Thein Gyi, Chairman of Nay Pyi Taw Council Dr Myo Aung, Pyithu Hluttaw MP U Than Soe Aung and Headmistress Daw Tin Tin Mar cut the ceremonial ribbon to launch the new building of school.
After having a group photo taken, the State Counsellor received a commemorative gift presented by Officer of Nay Pyi Taw Education Department U Myo Win Aung, and Headmistress Daw Tin Tin Mar.
State Counsellor planted a Gangaw tree to mark the opening ceremony of new school building in front of it and posed for documentary photos with students and teachers.
She also looked around the classes where children were painting, reciting poems and reading books in the library of the school.
The new ‘model building’ is a two-storey reinforced cement concrete structure with three classrooms, built on 7.85 acres of land.
The government has constructed a total of 15 quality primary school buildings—14 in States/Regions and one in Nay Pyi Taw — across the country in 2018-2019 financial year. Each of these two-storey school buildings has an area of 168ftx184ft.—MNA (Translated by Aung Khin)