of vehicles manufactured by already-opened automobile factories will contribute
much to better transportPrime Minister attends opening of Heavy Turbo Truck
Assembly Shop, Gear & Transmission Plant of No. 3 Automobile Factory
NAY PYI TAW, 1
Jan-A ceremony to launch Heavy Turbo Truck Assembly Shop and the Gear &
Transmission Plant of No. 3 Automobile Factory (Magway) was held at Magway
Industrial Region in Magway Township, yesterday morning, attended by Prime
Minister U Thein Sein.
Also present on
the occasion were Chairman of Mandalay Region Peace and Development Council
Commander of Central Command Brig-Gen Ye Aung, ministers, the chairman of Magway
Region PDC, deputy ministers, departmental heads, Indian Ambassador Dr. Villur
Sundararajan Seshadri, responsible persons of Tata Motors Ltd of India and China
New Era International Inc of China, officials of the Ministry of Industry-2,
departmental officials, members of social organizations and local people.
Brig-Gen Ye Aung, Minister for Industry-2 U Soe Thein, Minister for Electric
Power No. 1 U Zaw Min, Minister for Communications, Posts and Telegraphs U Thein
Zaw and Chairman of Magway Region PDC U Phone Maw Shwe formally opened the Heavy
Turbo Truck Assembly Shop and the Gear & Transmission Plant of No. 3
Automobile Factory (Magway).
Minister, the commander, ministers and guests posed for documentary photo
together with officials of the factory.
Minister sprinkled scented water on the plaque and so did the commander,
ministers and the Indian Ambassador.
Minister and party viewed 13 steps of chassis assembly at Heavy Turbo Truck
Assembly Shop of No. 3 Automobile Factory (Magway) and machine parts to be
installed at Heavy Turbo Truck LPT (2116). Minister U Soe Thein conducted the
Prime Minister round the factory.
the factory by car, the Prime Minister cordially greeted the staff, social
organization members and local people.
Minister viewed 4 seater minisaloon, Myanmar double cab, Myanmar single cab,
TE-21 (6.4 ton) truck, TE-31 (25 ton) truck, TE-31 (3600 Gals) oil tanker, city
bus, static road roller (25 ton), and vibratory soil compactor. Minister U Soe
Thein conducted the Prime Minister round the factory.
At the hall of
the factory, Minister U Soe Thein reported on formation of Magway Industrial
Region, facts about the project, organizational set-up of the factory, types of
vehicles to be manufactured and benefits for construction of the factory.
the reports, the Prime Minister said that the State has systematically
established industrial regions and industrial zones at the suitable areas for
emergence of factories and industries with a view to ensuring establishment of
an industrialized nation.
He said that
wider scale use of the vehicles manufactured by already-opened automobile
factories will contribute much to transport and flow of commodities. Therefore,
he added that emphasis is to be placed on improvement of producing vehicles in
quality and quantity and manufacturing the products meeting set standards with
the use of domestic industrial products plus the assistance of national
He noted that as
the State has spent a large sum of foreign exchange and kyats in addition to
time, location and labour on establishment of industries, it is necessary to
manufacture the products at full capacity to be lucrative.
He stressed the
need to focus on availability of skilled workers and carry out maintenance of
machines for operating the machines at full capacity.
He pointed out
that it is necessary to uplift skills of workers provided with trainings and
on-job training courses and give priority to maintenance of machines in line
with the mechanical regulations.
said that it is necessary to take preventive measures against natural disasters
such as outbreaks of fire and storm and exactly issue security plans.
Minister presented a fruit basket to technicians of Tata Motors Ltd of India and
China New Era International Inc of China.
Prime Minister and party viewed the production of machine parts of gear and
transmissions at the Gear& Transmission Plant of the factory.
3 Automobile Factory (Magway) is located on 125 acres of land, about six miles
from Magway and about three miles southwest of Magway- Taungdwingyi Road.
Truck Assembly Shop has 250 metres in length and 135 metres in width, and
Gear& Transmission Plant is 120 metres long and 36 metres wide.
No. 3 Automobile
Factory (Magway) will manufacture LPT 2116- 6x2 Cargo with 160HP engine, Field
Artillery Truck, 4928 S-6x4 Tractor with 280 HP engine, 3128T-8x2 Cargo with 280
HP engine and 1613T-4x2 Cargo with 160 HP engine.
Truck Assembly Shop was built with the assistance of Tata Motors Ltd of India
and it will produce five thousands 20-40 ton Heavy Turbo Truck (6x2&8 6x4)
LHD vehicles per year.
The Gear &
Transmission Plant built with the assistance of China New Era International Inc
of China will manufacture gear & transmission 750 unit.
manufacturers from local industrial zones can get production technology from No.
3 Automobile Factory (Magway) which is the first-ever heavy turbo truck
manufacturing factory in Myanmar.
Industrial Zone is constituted with Heavy Turbo Truck Assembly Shop (Magway),
Gear & Transmission Plant (Magway), Technical Training School (Magway), No.
2 Farming Machinery Factory (Malun), Machine and Machine Tools Factory (Myaing)
and Technical Training School (Pakokku).
discharge bounden duty through literary strength to enable the entire people to
correctly know internal and international progress in serving the national
interest Literati to participate in building a Union in line with political,
economic and social objectives of the State
NAY PYI TAW, 1
Jan-The ceremony to present Life-time Achievement for National Literary Award,
National Literary Award and Sarpay Beikman Manuscript Award for 2009 to the
winners was held at the hall of the Ministry of Information, here, yesterday
morning, with an address by Secretary-1 of the State Peace and Development
Council Thiha Thura U Tin Aung Myint Oo.
Also present on
the occasion were the commander of Nay Pyi Taw Command, ministers, the chairman
of Civil Service Selection and Training Board, deputy ministers, departmental
heads, members of Myanmar Historical Commission, members of Life-time
Achievement for National Literary Award, National Literary Award Scrutiny
Committee, members of Sarpay Beikman Manuscript Award Scrutiny Committee,
literati, members of the reference committee, social organization members,
mediamen, prize winners and their family members, guests and staff.
Daw San San Yin
and Daw Khin Moe Oo of MRTV acted as MC and Co-MC.
Speaking on the
occasion, the Secretary-1 said that while shaping a peaceful, modern, developed
and discipline-flourishing democratic nation, the government is building
necessary infrastructures for physical development and raising spiritual
development of the people to equip them with correct ideology through
literature, culture and fine arts.
It can be seen
that literati members of the Sangha and patriots have been preserving heritage
of Myanmar culture and fine arts in the successive eras of the Union of Myanmar
successfully. Based on social and religious directives in Myanmar literature,
they could uplift the prestigious national culture, lineage and religion.
The literati and
those of today’s literary field are to constantly strive for disseminating the
literary knowledge to the people for practicing correct moral ideology,
culturing the Union Spirit, preserving honourable national characters and
raising the strengths of knowledge and technology to be able to build a new
country nation while preserving fine national legacies of the nation.
that specializes the national affairs can disseminate correct ideology and
knowledge to the people and inspire the property of knowledge so as to preserve
fine characters and traditions of Myanmar through nationalistic spirit and
patriotic spirit. Therefore, the literati are to create the knowledgeable and
aesthetic works in line with the secular and religious ethics and codes of
10,000 types of books, journals and magazines are published in Myanmar every
Of them, the
books in line with the rules and regulations of National Literary Award were
scrutinized in 14 genres. A total of 2288 books were scrutinized for 2009
National Literary Awards and the books for ten genres were chosen.
Since 2001, the
Life-time Achievement for National Literary Award has been presented to the
winners as recognized by the State for their outstanding performance in serving
the interest of the Myanmar literary world. This year, the ninth award of its
kind will be given to the winner.
With a view to
flourishing the literary works that serve the interests of the State and the
people, the Sarpay Beikman Manuscript Award Contest has been organized yearly,
and the manuscripts in 12 genres have been scrutinized and awarded annually.
This year, a total of 30 prize winning works among 174 entries will be awarded.
As the best works of prize winners in Sarpay Beikman Manuscript Award Contest
have been published , the good reading emerged from the prize winning works. In
addition, the contest can encourage the new generation literati.
In the 21st
Century, it is known to all that the big countries enjoying economic and modern
technological privileges are interfering in internal affairs of developing
countries through media with the reasons of democratization and human rights for
seeking their interests and put these countries under their management
practicing neo-colonialism. At the same time, the developing countries are
encountering influential activities of big countries that dull nationalistic
ideology, own culture, fine traditions and own national characters of respective
Three Main National Causes to be conformity with Myanmar society as the correct
national policy forever for ensuring the nation peaceful and developed, the
government has adopted and is
implementing the political, economic and social objectives as national
objectives to be able to serve the national interest. Therefore, the persons in
the literary field are to work in concert with the government.
The literati are
to discharge bounden duty through literary strength to enable the entire people
to correctly know internal and international progress in serving the national
interest and to develop and strengthen the national culture. Protecting against
alien culture through literary and own cultural strengths, the literati are to
participate in building a Union in line with the political, economic and social
objectives of the State.
literati are to apply their literary strength in broadening the horizons of the
people and providing them with nationalistic outlook to be able to analyze the
instigation of foreign media.
literacy rate is upward as the government is implementing the Myanmar education
vision with the aim of building the sustainable learning society which can
overcome the challenge of the current education age in accordance with the motto
“Build the modern and developed country through education”.
The majority of
the population is living in rural areas, and the country will enjoy the
development of its human resource in parallel with the improvement of reading
habit of rural people. Therefore, in accordance with the guidance of the Head of
State, self-reliance libraries have been established in almost every village
across the country.
government has been making efforts for development of all sectors including the
information and communication technology sector for development of the human
resource. Meanwhile, in the education sector, students are trained to become
intellectuals of modern technology, the literati are to participate in the drive
for development of the knowledge society.
the Secretary-1 urged the literati to join hands with the people for achievement
of the seven-step road map and for implementing the steps for building a modern
state with the works of literature; to do their literacy duties best while
conserving the fine traditions of their literacy world and to work hard, joining
hands with other literacy forces with Union Spirit, to reach their good works
which can propagate belief for national interests among the people.
Secretary-1 Thiha Thura U Tin Aung Myint Oo presented Life-time Achievement for
National Literary Award for 2009 to Dr Khin Maung Nyunt and the literary awards
for 2009 to Linka Yi Kyaw, Maung Cheint, Maung Ni Win and Maung Khin Min
Commander of Nay
Pyi Taw Command Brig- Gen Maung Maung Aye presented the literary awards for 2009
to U Kyaw Than (Phekon), Min Shwe Min (Insein) and Ye Tint.
Information U Kyaw Hsan presented the literary awards for 2009 to Ma Kyan, Pho
Swe (Timber Enterprise) and U Saw Aung Hla Tun and Sarpay Beikman Manuscript
Awards to Thu Thein, Ko Yaw (Economics) and Thein Zaw (ShweliOo).
Foreign Affairs U Nyan Win presented un Sarpay Beikman Manuscript Awards to
Maung Cheint, Myay Latt Min Lwin, Khin La Pyae Win, Zaw Myo Han
(Ngathainggyoung), Maung Han Tint (Pinlebu) and Hlaing Htay Aung (Shwetada).
Mines U Ohn Myint presented Sarpay Beikman Literary Awards to Maung Yin Hlaing
(Pyinmamyaing), Dr Cho Cho Tint (Myanmarsar), Shwe Hintha (University of
Mandalay), Thaung Nyunt
Thit, Aung Soe (Agriculture/107) and Pho Swe (Timber Enterprise).
Sports Thura U Aye Myint presented Sarpay Beikman Manuscript Awards to Nay Myo
Nwe, Myat Wai Toe (University of Education), U Thaung Tun and Htoo Htoo Win.
Religious Affairs Thura U Myint Maung presented Sarpay Beikman Manuscript Awards
to Kanbalu Khin Maung Swe, Khin Maung Myint (Shwe Hse Myay) and Ma Swe Than.
Labour U Aung Kyi presented Sarpay Beikman Manuscript Awards to Nay Myo Thant,
Thwe Htar Nyo (Thetkala) and Wutyee Khin (Bago).
Chairman of the
Civil Service Selection and Training Board U Kyaw Thu presented Sarpay Beikman
Manuscript Awards to Nyein Min, Maung Sanda (Lewe) and Tin Htun Oo (Culture).
for Social Welfare and Relief and Resettlement U Kyaw Myint presented Sarpay
Beikman Manuscript Awards to Myint Soe (Na-Ta- La) and Dr Nyunt Shwe (Taunggyi).
Life-time Achievement for National Literary Award Dr Khin Maung Nyunt spoke
words of thanks and the ceremony ended.
ceremony, Secretary-1 Thiha Thura U Tin Aung Myint Oo and party posed for
documentary photos together with Dr Khin Maung Nyunt.
and party also posed for documentary photos together with National Literary
Award winners and Sarpay Beikman Manuscript Award winners.
In the evening,
Minister U Kyaw Hsan hosted a dinner in honour of the Life-time Achievement for
National Literary Award for 2009, National Literary Award winners and Sarpay
Beikman Manuscript Award winners and members of the scrutiny committees for the
Family Day for 2010-2011 academic year kicks off
NAY PYI TAW, 1
Jan-The Ministry of Education held the School Family Day for 2010- 2011 academic
year at No. 1 Basic Education High School in Zeyathiri Township of Nay Pyi Taw
It was attended
by Commander of Nay Pyi Taw Command Brig-Gen Maung Maung Aye, Minister for
Science and Technology U Thaung, Deputy Minister for Education U Aung Myo Min,
Deputy Minister for Health Dr Mya Oo, departmental heads, President of Myanmar
Women’s Affairs Federation Dr Thet Thet Zin, responsible persons of Myanmar
Maternal and Child Welfare Association, officials and guests.
outstanding students formally opened the School Family Day for 2010-2011
the minister, the deputy ministers and guests visited the central booth of
development of education.
demonstrated their skills in music and dances.
The booth on
development of education, music entertainment and skills will be presented up to
President’s Cup Table Tennis Championship concludes
Jan-General Secretary of Myanmar Olympic Committee Director-General U Thaung
Htaik of the Sports and Physical Education Department attended the opening
ceremony of Myanmar Table Tennis Federation President’s Cup Table Tennis
Championship at the hall of the federation, here, on 30 December morning.
director-general and the president of MTTF formally opened the championship.
At 4 pm, the
prize presentation ceremony followed.
President U Kyaw
Kyaw and Vice-President of MTTF U Mya Maung presented prizes to the winners.
Friends” joins Housing, Living & Furniture Fair
YANGON, 1 Jan -
Sale & Distribution Department of Three Friends Construction Co Ltd is
displaying home decoration accessories and laminated floors at Housing, Living
& Furniture Fair opened today till 4 January at Tatmadaw Convention Hall.
It will put
wallpapers, MDF Board, Chip board and UPVC Doors and Windows up for sale with
can be contacted via Ph: 09 8721113, 09 5154853, 09 5155037 and 09 5088002 for
to extend opening hours on Independence Day, Kayin New Year Day
Jan-The Hlawga Park of the Forest Department will be kept open from 8 am to 6 pm
on 4 January (Independence Day) and 5 January 2011 (Kayin New Year Day) instead
of its usual opening hours from 8 am to 5 pm for public recreation.
doubles tennis contest kicks off
Jan-With the sponsorship of Myanmar International School Yangon, Myanmar Tennis
Federation organized the Above-65 doubles tennis contest of Yangon Region at
Theinbyu Tennis Court in Mingala Taungnyunt Township today.
The Board of
Directors of MISY, President of MTF U Aung Maw Thein and executives, invited
persons, tennis fans were present at the court.
Ten doubles are
taking part in the contest up to 9 January.