Union Minister for Religious Affairs and Culture Thura U Aung Ko attended the cornerstone laying ceremony for the building of the Hon Bon Khun Taung Shar Buddhist temple yesterday morning at No. 86, 16th Street, Lanmadaw Township, Yangon.
First, Aungzabu Tawya Monastery Sayadaw Mahasaddhammajotikadhaja Bhandanta Pannavansa, Union Minister Thura U Aung Ko, Chairmen of a Chinese Buddhist Association U Win Myint and U Kyin Sein, Vice Chairmen U Kyaw Kyaw and Daw Ho Lwin Shin, Matriarch of Shwe Than Lwin Co. Ltd. Daw Ni Ni, and officials laid the brick for the temple and gave ceremonial blessing to the plot of land and bricks.
Next, Union Minister Thura U Aung Ko placed the inscriptional record of the auspicious event at the designated spot and posed for documentary photographs together.
(Translated by Win Ko Ko Aung)