Union Minister Dr. Pe Myint attends meeting on publishing 100 Myanmar books

Union Minister for Information Dr. Pe Myint addresses the meeting for publishing the 100 Myanmar books in Theinbyu street in Yangon. Photo: MNA
Union Minister for Information Dr. Pe Myint addresses the meeting for publishing the 100 Myanmar books in Theinbyu street in Yangon. Photo: MNA

The sixth coordination meeting for publishing the 100 Myanmar Books Series was held yesterday at the Printing and Publishing Department (PPD) meeting hall in Theinbyu Street in Yangon, where Union Minister for Information Dr. Pe Myint delivered a speech.
Also, the 100 Myanmar Books Series Work Committee Joint Secretary (1) U Than Ohn (Maung Zayar) explained about preparations to publish the first three series in this fiscal year, and discussed those books to be included in the second and third series.
Further, literature personnel and officials from PPD who were in attendance provided discussions and suggestions, in which the Union Minister joined in, and sought to coordinate tasks still to be done.
The 100 Myanmar Books series will include novels, short stories, poems, essays and plays. The first series, which includes novels, is to be published this year.
Afterwards, a meeting to discuss republishing the Myanmar encyclopedia was continued, and Myanmar Encyclopedia Republishing Steering Committee patron U Thein Tun explained about works that the Tun Foundation will conduct. Secretary Dr. San Win reviewed the status of works involved in republishing the Myanmar encyclopedia volume (1), while PPD Deputy Director-General U Ko Ko Naing explained about the work taken on by Sarpay Beikman editorial members, who are preparing to republish the Myanmar encyclopedia volume (1).
Union Minister for Information and Patron of the Myanmar Encyclopedia Republishing Steering Committee Dr. Pe Myint commented on collecting and confirming facts about States and Regions, which are to be included in the encyclopedia.— Myanmar News Agency

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