October 21, 2021
Union Minister for Information U Maung Maung Ohn attended the Consecration Ceremony of the Buddha Images and Mahabodhi tree in the Myanma Radio and Television (MRTV) in Nay Pyi Taw-Tatkon yesterday morning.
Firstly, the Union Minister and party offered alms, flowers, water and fruits to eight numbers of Buddha Images on the Mahabodhi Aungmyay hill, and Chair of the Sangha Nayaka, Head of Maha Janaka Monastery Nayaka Sayadaw Ganthavacaka Pandita Bhaddanta Wunnaraha and monks consecrated eight Buddha statues and Mahabodhi tree.
After receiving five precepts from the monks, Union Minister U Maung Maung Ohn and wife Daw Khin Swe Win and officials donated offertories to the Sayadaw and monks and presented water to the Buddha statues and Mahabodhi tree. Afterwards, the Union Minister and wife opened the stone inscription of the donation and concluded the ceremony.
The Union Minister also cordially met the MRTV staff and gave them souvenirs. He also commended the efforts of the staff who have to work on public holidays, unlike other types of employees, for the people and the State.
The Myanma Radio and Television are broadcasting information, education and entertainment through MRTV-HD, NRC, Farmers, Education, Sports, Hluttaw Channel, as well as with the collaboration with MITV, MRTV Entertainment Channel. Radio broadcasts are broadcast on Myanmar Radio, Ethnic Language Programme, Thabyay Radio, May Yu FM and Myanmar Radio (FM Channel). MRTV Web Portal has been established and is broadcasting daily through online media in the form of public service media. — MNA