Union Minister U Ko Ko makes inspection tour to NyaungU

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Union Minister for Religious Affairs and Culture U Ko Ko, accompanied by Deputy Minister U Tun Ohn and officials, took five precepts from Sayadaw Baddhanta Pinya Thiri, Chair of the Township Sangha Nayaka from Maha Visuddha Rama Tike Thit, NyaungU Township on 10 September.
The Union Minister donated K5 million and offertories and presented religious affairs.
Afterwards, the Union Minister inspected the strength of Shwesigon Pagoda, King Bayint Naung’s Bell which is one of the world’s heritage items, a “Memory of the World”, and King Kyansittha’s Stone Inscription, and instructed requirements.
During his tour to NyaungU, the Union Minister met with the employees of the NyaungU District Department of Religious Affairs in Zabudipa Hall.
The Union Minister also held a meeting with the Deputy Minister, the Director-General of the Department of Archaeological and National Museum, Director of Bagan Sub-Department, officials of the NyaungU District Administration Council, and instructed to work together and coordinate for the conservation activities of Bagan archaeological site. — MNA

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