The awards ceremony for the Men’s U-14 Football Competition and Women’s Htote-See-Htoe Competition was held at the sports ground of Pathein
University yesterday. Ayeyawady Region Chief Minister U Hla
Moe Aung handed over the awards to winners of both competitions, which were included as part of the Children’s Literature Festival being held at the university.
The Chief Minister and department officials distributed prize money and souvenirs to winners of the Men’s U-14 Football Competition. The Hinthada team won first place, Pyapon team won second, Myaungmya team won third and Maubin team won a special prize.
The Chief Minister and officials handed over the prize money and souvenirs to winners of the Women’s Hote-See-Htoe Competition. In the primary school level contest, the Myaungmya team took first place, Labutta team took second and Hinthada team came in third, while Maubin, Pyapon and Thabaung teams received special prizes. In the middle school level contest, first place went to Labutta, second to Myaungmya, third to Thabaung and special prizes went to Maubin, Hinthada, Pyapon, Phayagyigon and KSP teams.
Later, the Chief Minister and officials went to the Jubilee Hall of the university where the Children’s Literature Festival was taking place. There they viewed book stalls and cheered as they watched young students compete in the paper-folding (origami), art, and coloring contests.
In the afternoon, the Chief Minister and officials awarded the first, second, third and special prizes to young students who participated in the contests earlier in the day, and then took a commemorative photo with them.
—Thi Thi Min, Min Thit (MNA)
(Translated by Zaw Htet Oo)