Union Information Minister meets acting executive members of Myanmar Music Association (Central), patrons, executive members of Myanmar Motion Picture Organization

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The MoI Union Minister holds talks with the officials of the Myanmar Motion Picture Organization and the Myanmar Music Association (Central) in Yangon yesterday.

Union Minister for Information U Maung Maung Ohn met the acting executive members of the Myanmar Music Association (Central) at MRTV on Pyay Road of Yangon Region yesterday.
During the meeting, the Union Minister urged the musicians to work hard for the benefit of the country and the people. He also added that the Prime Minister has often instructed those working in the arts to be professionals and to provide necessary assistance. The artistes should make efforts to resume the entertaining programmes in order to ease the anxiety of the public due to COVID-19.
Currently, the COVID-19 disease has been brought under control, the entertainment activities are allowed to resume in line with the health rules and regulations. Although the executive committee of the Myanmar Music Association (central) has expired, the new executive committee has not yet been formed due to certain circumstances, and so the acting committee is formed during this period.
The acting executive committee should draft a charter and seek the approvals of people from the music industry. Then, the committee must hold a new election with all musicians in line with the drafted charter and transfer power after forming a new committee.
Meanwhile, the committee should show their sense of duty for the interests of artistes from the music industry and the development of that industry. The ministry will stand as partner organizations to provide the needed supports.
Then, Director-General U Ye Naing of MRTV reported on the cooperation works between the ministry and association while the patrons and members of the association presented the future work plans.
Myanmar Music Association (central) was formed on 11 July 1963 under the name called “Myanmar Music Council and changed into Myanmar Music Organizing Committee in 1981 and reorganized as Myanmar Music Association (central) in 1991. Currently, the term of the executive committee of the Myanmar Music Association (central) is expired and the temporary committee is formed to promote the interests of musicians including the development of the music industry.
At noon, the Union Minister arrived at Film Promotion Division under the Information and Public Relations Department (IPRD) at No (28) of Kokkai Avenue. During the visit, he met the patrons and executive committee members of the Myanmar Motion Picture Organization and discussed the resumption of arts, screening of movies in cinemas and challenges of people from the film industry. – MNA

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