Tuesday, 1 March  2011 THE MYANMAR TIMES

Maj-Gen Tin Ngwe attends ceremony to provide warded patients with aid, crutches

YANGON, 28 Feb-Maj-Gen Tin Ngwe of the Ministry of Defence attended the ceremony to provide warded patients with aid and crutches held at Defence Services Orthopedic Hospital (500-bed) in Mingaladon Township here this afternoon.

Also present at the ceremony were Chairman of Yangon Region Peace and Development Council Commander of Yangon Command Brig-Gen Tun Than, officials concerned, medical staff and patients.

On the occasion, Maj-Gen Tin Ngwe, the commander and officials concerned presented aid to the patients and 30 pairs of crutches through an official.

Next, Maj-Gen Tin Ngwe accepted certificates of honour presented by an official.

An official spoke words of thanks.

Afterwards, Maj-Gen Tin Ngwe, the commander and officials concerned comforted the patients under medical treatment.

Ministry of Mines, Russian company agree to measure amount of gold and related minerals deposits

NAY PYI TAW, 28 Feb-Geological Survey and Minerals Exploration Department under the Ministry of Mines and Nobel Gold Limited of Russia signed an agreement on measuring amount of gold and related minerals deposits in Bhamauk Township of Sagaing Region, at the Ministry of Mines here this morning.

Present on the occasion were Minister for Mines U Ohn Myint, Chairman of Myanmar Investment Commission Minister for Livestock and Fisheries U Maung Maung Thein, MIC Secretary Deputy Minister for National Planning and Economic Development U Thurein Zaw, directors-general and managing directors of the Ministry of Mines, personnel of the MIC and Attorney-General’s Office, President Mr Grigory Gurevich of Nobel Gold Limited and members of the board of directors and guests.

Minister for Mines U Ohn Myint delivered an opening address. Director-General Dr Ye Myint Swe of Geological Survey and Minerals Exploration Department elaborated on drilling and production works.

Next, the president of Nobel Gold Ltd spoke words of thanks. The director-general and the president of Nobel Gold Ltd signed the agreement and exchanged documents. Minister U Ohn Myint gave the President of Nobel Gold Ltd minerals survey permit of the ministry and Minister U Maung Maung Thein minerals survey permit of the MIC.

Industry-1 Minister addresses course opening ceremony

NAY PYI TAW, 28 Feb-Minister for Industry- 1 U Aung Thaung addressed the opening ceremony of Computer Office Application Refresher Course for Officers No (1/2011) and Computer Office Application Basic Course No (1/2011) at the ministry here this morning.

The minister urged the staff to relish their own talents constantly to be able to do their duties more smartly and to apply what they learnt in the course in real-life jobsite.

The courses are being attended by 59 trainees.

A&I Minister inspects Lawka Nanda River Water Pumping Station

NAY PYI TAW, 28 Feb - Minister for Agriculture and Irrigation U Htay Oo on 26 February inspected Lawka Nanda River Water Pumping Station project in NyaungU Township of NyaungU District in Mandalay Region.

Assistant Director U Maung Maung Lwin of Water Resources Utilization Department submitted report to the minister and Deputy Director-General U Kyaw Min Oo made a supplementary report.

The minister stressed the need to grow economically profitable crops with less water necessity.

He also viewed water flow of Ayeyawady River, running water pumps, water outlet canal and Farmer U Aung Min's groundnut and sunflower plantations which are irrigated by the station.

Special Refresher Course No.18 for Faculty Members opens

YANGON, 28 Feb-The opening of Special Refresher Course No.18 for Faculty Members took place at Yadanatheinga hall of Central Institute of Civil Service (Phaunggyi) in Helgu Township, Yangon Region at 9 am today. On behalf of Chairman of Myanmar Education Committee Secretary-1 of the State Peace and Development Council Thiha Thura U Tin Aung Myint Oo, Member of the Civil Service Selection and Training Board U Soe Oo delivered an opening address.

It was also attended by CSSTB Member U Win Aung, Judge of Supreme Court U Khin Myint, departmental heads, rectors from universities and colleges, rector of CICS (Phaunggyi), pro-rector, deans, heads and trainees.

In his speech, U Soe Oo said that the country is being transformed into a peaceful, modern, discipline-flourishing democratic one with the strength of the government, people and Tatmadaw, which is aspired by the people.

Thanks to development momentum, improvement of the state’s economic and social infrastructures and consolidation among national races, processes could be implemented to hit the target of democracy.

Now, Pyithu Hluttaw, Amyotha Hluttaw and Pyihtaungsu Hluttaw sessions are being held in Nay Pyi Taw, which is the sixth step of the Seven-Step Road Map. At the same time, Region and State Hluttaws meetings are also taking place systematically at their respective places.

Representatives fully attended at the Hluttaw Meetings. The meetings see carrying out election and approval of executive, legislature and judiciary sectors in a democratic way. According to the Seven-Step Road Map, building a modern, developed democratic nation will be carried out with new government and authorities concerned to be formed by the Hluttaw.

In order to serve the interest of people, the government is building up basic infrastructures and good atmosphere in economic, communication, social, health and education sectors while making new executive, legislature and judiciary pillars effective. At the same time, the long-term development of these good conditions is being carried out.

The government, like other global nations, is striving for keeping abreast of the world countries for perpetuation of the Union handed down by the ancestry. The government is working hard for the country to stand tall as an independent and sovereign one in global community.

At this time, the national outlook, the love to motherland and the Union Spirit are needed to be well-rooted in the nation in parallel with the industrial technology and substantial economy.

Improving national spirit and talent through enhanced national education quality, the teachers will have to bring about perpetuation of the independence and sovereignty of the nation, prolonged existence of the Union.

In conclusion, it is needed for trainees to make strenuous efforts for achieving objectives of higher education sector of 30-year long-term National Education Promotion Plan with national outlook, belief and attitude; and to learn with enthusiasm along the course of course to be able to shoulder national higher education duties for building the future nation knowing the depth of their greatness.

The four-week course is being attended by 351 teachers from universities and degree colleges in States and Regions of lower Myanmar.

Eight injured in Insein Township blast

NAY PYI TAW, 28 Feb- An explosion occured beside Ei Shwe Sin Store between Building (1) and Building (2) of Aung Zeya Housing Estate in Kannar Alei Ward, Insein Township, Yangon Region, at about 7.10 pm yesterday.

At the scene, a suspect Zaw Min Than, 26, son of U Han Oo, was found with the left foot severely damaged, the right calf seriously injured, and fingers seriously damaged.

He was sent to Insein General Hospital.

While searching building No.4, Room (502) Aung Zeya Housing Estate where the suspect resides, officials concerned seized an improvised bomb made of a detonator, four cells, a watch and TNT block with five inches in length, three inches in width and three inches in height packed with yellow paper; and six detonators, two coils of old wire and four cells in a paper box.

Due to the blast, eight innocent people got injured. The victims are: Zaw Min Than, 26, son of U Han Oo (Building N0.4, Room 502, Aung Zeya Housing Estate, Insein Township)with the left foot severely damaged, the right calf seriously injured, and fingers seriously damaged (in critical condition); Tun Tun, 21, son of U Saw Shwe, (Ma- 199, Padamyar road, in Kannar Anauk Ward, Insein Township) with slight injuries in the back of head and thigh (in stable condition), Ma Thin Thin, 25, daughter of U Win Hlaing (Padamyar road, in Kannar Anauk Ward, Insein Township) with the lost of hearing and injurie in left small finger (in stable condition), Ma Nyein Nyein Tun, 3, daughter of U Min Min Tun (Ma/96, Khamar road, Kannar Alei Ward, Insein Township) with injuries in the head and right calf (in stable condition) Zaw Min Htaik, 13, son of U Min Min Tun, (Ma/96, Khamar road, Kannar Alei Ward, Insein Township) with pain in head, injuries in abdomen and calf in stable condition; Tint Lwin Oo, 27, son of U Khin Nyunt (Ma/92, Danatheidi road, Kannar Anauk Ward, Insein Township) with injuries in left head and thigh (in stable condition); Kaythi Myo Kyaw, 22, daughter of U Kyaw Myint (Building,
Room-003, ground floor, Aung Zeya Housing Estate, Kannar Anauk Ward, Insein Township) with injuries in right thigh and left eye brow (in stable condition); and Ma Wai Pa Pa Swe, 31, daughter of U Myint Swe (Ma/92, Danatheidi road, Kannar Anauk Ward, Insein Township) with injuries in left calf and ears (in stable condition).

The victims are now under treatment at Insein General Hospital, official concerned are providing necessary assistances to them. Officials concerned are now making investigation into the incident. Insurgents at home and abroad are always trying to commit destructive acts in order to disrupt peace and stability and cause public panic.

Authorities concerned have reminded the general public to be aware of the danger of destructionists and to come forward with information as quickly as possible if they become suspicious of somebody or something in their surroundings.

Hospitality Management Course at SRHMA in March

YANGON, 28 Feb- Star Resources Hospitality Management Academy has arranged to open in the second week of March a new International Hospitality Management Course for those willing to work in hotels and restaurants at home and abroad, and run own private hotel, restaurant and coffee shop.

The experienced lecturers nurture trainee leadership & people management, human resources management, sale & marketing management, front office management, food & beverage management, housekeeping management subjects through the course guide line recommended by HND-BETEC (UK) and Institute of AH & LA (USA).

Shwedaung Township Association (Yangon) to hold general meeting

YANGON, 28 Feb- Shwedaung Township Association (Yangon) has arranged to hold its annual general meeting and awarding ceremony at Gano Excel Hall, Room 3- 4 (2nd), Theingyi Market (C-Complex) in Pabedan Township here at 8.30 am of 6 March (Sunday).

Association members and the locals have been invited to be present in the event where to honour offspring who passed the matriculation exam of last academic year with flying colour, who with publications are to report to U Ye Hla Myint (09- 49204888), U Ye Myint (09- 73038920) or U Tin Htay Oo (09-5035853).

MSI to organize no-profit education tour

YANGON, 28 Feb - Myanmar Search International (MSI) will embark non-profit Webster Education Tour Package Program in March, jointly with Webster University Thailand Campus (WUTC).

It is a chance to observe Bangkok Academic Centre and Cha-am and Hua-Hin Campuses which are teaching WUTC’s programmes.

Each two persons from 30 families will be selected to travel the package tour.

Applications will be submitted at MSI Office starting on 1 March and not later than 14 March.

For more information, one may contact the office at No. 234, Second Floor (Right), Shwebontha Centre Street, Pabedan Township (Ph: 01250929, 01389915).

Talks on traffic rules, trafficking in person given

NAY PYI TAW, 28 Feb - Bago Region Traffic Rules Enforcement Committee organized an educative talk on traffic rules and trafficking in persons at Pyay Technological University on 21 February.

Chief of Bago Region Police Force Ye Thiha San Lwin, Head of Bago Region Road Administration Deaprtment, Pyay District Chairman U Kyaw Kyaw Tun, Rector of Pyay Technological University Dr Kay Thi Lwin, students and teachers were present at the talks.

The rector made an opening speech and officials gave talks on traffic rules and human trafficking. Pamphlets were distributed at the event.

Myanmar-Austrian Entrepreneurs to meet on 17 March

YANGON, 28 Feb- General Secretary of the Union of Myanmar Federation of Chambers of Commerce and Industry Dr Maung Maung Lay received Commercial Counsellor Mr Gerhard Schlattl from the Austrian Embassy in Thailand at the federation here on 22 February morning.

It was learnt that there would be a discussion between 30-Austrian entrepreneur delegation and Myanmar entrepreneurs on mutual cooperation of investment on 17 March.

Those interested may contact UMFCCI (Ph: 214344-49).