Union Minister for Religious Affairs and Culture U Ko Ko and other officials visited Thatta Thattaha Maha Bodhi Temple, Thanwayzaniya Lay Htana (Phwar, Pwint, Haw, San) in Nay Pyi Taw yesterday morning.
The Union Minister offered flowers, water and candlelight to the pagoda.
Then, he visited the “Haw” pagoda where the Buddha preached Dhamma Settkyar, “San” where the Buddha passed away into Nirvana, and “Phwar’ where the Buddha was born.
The Union Minister and party also met the pagoda board of trustees and the respective pagoda officials presented their work plans for the pagoda.
The Union Minister stressed the need to conduct systematic arrangements for the pilgrimages to visit the pagoda in line with the COVID-19 rules, and discussed other plans for water supply during summer and mindset to perform duties in innovative ways.
He also urged the pagoda board of trustee members to serve duties with goodwill. —MNA