Tun Foundation holds its eleventh literatary award presentation

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Union Minister Dr Pe Myint gives Lifelong Literary Award to Dr. Thaw Kaung.

The 11th Tun Foundation literary award presentation ceremony was held yesterday at the Myanmar Banks Association in Yankin Township.
Union Minister for Information Dr Pe Myint said at the ceremony that he was pleased with the awarded authors and thanked the authors who participated in the presentation and foundation.
While it was criticized that there was few readers in the past, many young readers can be seen today. Many kinds of books, writers, book sellers and publishers were being proliferated for which he was pleased, the minister said by adding that the literary awarding supports the interest of reading and is necessary to be a better awarding and those awarded should make more effort to create even better quality books, said the Union Minister.
Afterwards, Chairman Dr Thaw Kaung, Vice Chairman Dr Khin Aye of the Tun Foundation literatary selection committee presented the remark of the selection by committee before the awards were given to the winners.
The winners were Professor Dr Tin Aung Aye for the book of Constitutional Courts of the Nations, U Hla Maung for World finance and economic crisis, Khin Maung Tin ( Mahar Weikzar ) for Myanmar Japan diplomatic for 60 years, History Professor Dr Kyaw Win ( retired ) for The last days of Naungyan prince, Dr Win Htike Kyi for The knowledge about ears, nose, throat and neck, Kan Hla ( Nganzun) for The History of Myanmar land management, Khin Than Phyu for The biography of Myanmar’s oldest author and classic painter U San Hlaing, Junior Win for A memory of my grandparents, Shweyo for Palace before King Mindon establishment, Kyaw Thu Rein for World painting from 13 century to 19 century, Hlaing Htun Naing for About Mahar Hmine, Maung Zayar for 100 outstanding monks, Thit Yaing for Myanmar timber economy after colonialism , Science Soe Myint Naing for Sleeping time for baby, Zayyathu for Black goose and grasshopper.

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