Union Minister U Ohn Maung attends digital marketing meeting, appoints ‘Burmese Python’ as tourism ambassador

Union Minister U Ohn Maung heads a meeting on the use of digital marketing for promoting tourism. Photo: MNA
Union Minister U Ohn Maung heads a meeting on the use of digital marketing for promoting tourism. Photo: MNA

The Union Minister for Hotels and Tourism, U Ohn Maung, headed a meeting on the use of digital marketing for promoting tourism on Saturday morning and appointed ONE two-division champion, Aung La N Sang, as Myanmar’s Tourism Ambassador at a ceremony later in the evening.
At the meeting on using digital marketing at the Chatrium Hotel in Yangon, participants also discussed methods to attract tourists from Hong Kong.
At a ceremony held on board the Alexandra Cruise ship on Yangon River in the evening, the Union Minister appointed ONE middleweight and light heavyweight world champion Aung La N Sang as Myanmar’s Tourism Ambassador.
Union Ministers Dr. Than Myint and Nai Thet Lwin, Yangon Region Chief Minister U Phyo Min Thein, Deputy Ministers U Thar Oo and Dr. Daw Mya Lay Sein, Yangon Mayor U Maung Maung Soe, Permanent Secretary U Bratsin and officials, the chairman of the Union of Myanmar Township Federation (MTFD), and officials from affiliated associations also attended the ceremony.
In his speech at the ceremony, U Ohn Maung said appointing prominent artists, actors, and actresses as tourism ambassadors supports the development of Myanmar’s tourism sector. He said the Kachin-born MMA world champion, Aung La N Sang, has been appointment as the tourism ambassador to help promote Myanmar in the US. He expressed his belief that the mixed martial artist will promote Myanmar’s tourism sector.
The Yangon Region’s Chief Minister and the UMTA Chairman also delivered speeches at the ceremony. Aung La N Sang also expressed his gratitude at being chosen as the tourism ambassador.
Afterwards, the MTF, the Myanmar Market Promotion Association, and Aung La N Sang signed an MoU. Union Minister U Ohn Maung then conferred tourism ambassador documents to Aung La N Sang. — Maung Min Naing (Translated by Zaw Htet Oo)

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