A ceremony to offer Kathina robes to monks by Thai Royal Family which is held annually took place at Myanmar-Thai Friendship monastery in Dagon Myothit (North) on Saturday. On the occasion Vice-Chairman of the State Sangha Maha Nayaka Committee invested the congregation with the Five Precepts. On behalf of the Royal Family, Thai Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs General Tanasak Patimapragorn and Myanmar Union Minister for Religious Affairs U Soe Win offered Kathina robes to the venerable monks. In this year Kathina robe offering ceremony, Thai Royal Family donated 2.4 million baht, sources said.
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