Union Information Minister meets with editorial team of Sarpay Beikman in Yangon

Union Minister Dr Pe Myint addresses the meeting with editorial members of Sarpay Beikman in Yangon yesterday.  Photo: MNA
Union Minister Dr Pe Myint addresses the meeting with editorial members of Sarpay Beikman in Yangon yesterday.  Photo: MNA

Union Minister for Information Dr Pe Myint held a meeting with editorial members of Sarpay Beikman in Yangon yesterday morning.
At the meeting, the Union Minister discussed conducting capacity-building course for the editorial members, learning from books for on-job training, developing English language skills to be able to read international literatures, media and information literacy, fact checks on news for work improvement and publishing quality books.
The meeting was also attended by Director-General of Information and Public Relations Department U Ye Naing, Director-General of Printing and Publishing Department U Aung Myo Myint, officials, invited guests and editorial members of Sarpay Beikman.
Officials discussed implementation of instructions made by President U Win Myint during his visit to Sarpay Beikman on 27 November 2019 and publishing Myanmar Encyclopedia, Myanmar Classic Series 100, Shwe Thway Journal and recruiting more members of Sarpay Beikman.
With the instruction of National Leader Bogyoke Aung San, Sarpay Beikman was established on 26 August 1947 to publish books by adopting a motto of ‘Light where Darkness was’.
The four-storey Sarpay Beikman building is place of public library with book store, reference library, e-library and child library.—MNA (Translated by Aung Khin)

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