Yangon observes World Red Cross and Crescent Day

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Yangon Region Chief Minister U Phyo Min Thein hands over a certificate of honor to a donor to the Red Cross Society. photo: mna

Under the supervision of Myanmar Red Cross Society, a celebration of the World Red Cross and Crescent Day was held by the Yangon Region Red Cross Supervisory Committee (YRRCSC), at the University of Nursing on Bogyoke Aung San Road in Yangon yesterday.
During the event, Patron of the YRRCSC and Chief Minister of Yangon Region said that Red Cross Society is shouldering such undertaking with the noble spirit of saving everyone in trouble and in times of catastrophe. He also told to develop Red cross sector by the spirit of stewardship.
He added that the reason for such celebration is to ignite youth interest in the humanitarian works and to produce the Red Cross societies on township level.
Afterwards, YRRCSC Chairperson Dr. Daw Hla Kyin read a message of congratulation from President of Myanmar Red cross Society Prof. Dr. Daw Mya Thu.
Then, Chief Minister of Yangon presented certificate of honour to donors and Speaker of regional Hluttaw U Tin Mg Tun presented prizes to outstanding township red cross societies.
Afterwards, Chief Minister U Phyo Myin Thein and attendees visited the booth staged at the World Red Cross Day event.
Then, YRRCSC Chairman, Vice Chairman and district managers presented prizes to Deploy team Members to Rakhine state and outstanding members.
YRRCSC Chairperson said that she wanted to congratulate the member on being compassionate people and to express their performance to motivate them. —MNA
(Translated by Alphonsus)

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