National Library Yangon to be open next month

Union Minister for Religious Affairs and Culture Thura U Aung Ko speaks at the coordination meeting on organizing the ceremony to open the National Library in Yangon.  Photo: MNA
Union Minister for Religious Affairs and Culture Thura U Aung Ko speaks at the coordination meeting on organizing the ceremony to open the National Library in Yangon.  Photo: MNA

A coordination meeting to organize the opening ceremony of National Library was held at its new building in Yangon yesterday afternoon.
Officials discussed preparations for launching the library next month as an international-level facility with modern digital system for public services in studying a wide range of subjects, including literature, cultures and histories.
The meeting was attended by Union Minister for Religious Affairs and Culture Thura U Aung Ko, Union Minister for Construction U Han Zaw, Yangon Region Chief Minister U Phyo Min Thein, Deputy Ministers, Permanent Secretaries, Directors-General, Rectors, Deputy Directors-General, Patron and Chairman of Myanmar Library Association and officials.
At the meeting, Union Minister Thura U Aung Ko discussed the plan to open National Library (Yangon) in the first week of April, and expressed thanks to officials, intellectuals and intelligentsia for their contributions in the emergence of library that is located at No. 604/608 between 31st and 32nd Streets on Merchant Road in Pabedan Township.
Director-General U Aung Myint from the Department of Historical Research and National Library and the members of relevant sub-committees also presented their activities for opening ceremonies. —MNA  (Translated by Aung Khin)

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