October 03, 2022
Union Minister for Information U Maung Maung Ohn and Mandalay Region Chief Minister U Maung Ko visited yesterday afternoon the Donpyan Flour Mill in Mandalay Industrial Zone and the Toepwa Mann Chemical Fertilizer Plant.
They were briefed by U Khun Aung Sun, the person-in-charge of the factory of Diamond Star Co Ltd, about the background history of the factory, the capacity of the machines, the organogram, year-wise increased production and distribution, import and the market competitiveness. Next, the chief minister provided suggestions and co-ordinations where they are needed.
Afterwards, the Union minister gave guidance, pointing out that focus should be laid on the development of micro, small and medium enterprises (MSMEs) as they can contribute dramatically towards the development of the nation and Mandalay region. He went on to say that the State-owned media have to contribute its own part towards the development of the industrial zones while the CM said emphasis would be laid upon infrastructure for the development of the industrial zones. The factory manager reported on the year-by-year increased production of quality wheat. He also said that the flour they produce is being distributed across the nation.
At Chemical Fertilizer Plant called Toepwa Mann, they were conducted round the plant and briefed by the responsible officials from the fertilizer plant on the production process, import of the raw materials from abroad and storage of the imported raw materials.
The chief minister said that necessary support is being provided for infrastructure and that the plant is required to cooperate with the development committees concerned to keep the industrial zone clean and ensure a smooth flow of water.
Then, the Union minister and the chief minister paid a visit to Maha Muni Buddha Image and Maha Lawka Marazein Pagoda and observed the marble slabs laid on the pagoda terrace. The laying of the marble slabs was done as advised by the Prime Minister as of 4 December 2021 and it completed on 20 July 2022. The cost of laying 81,900 pieces of marble slabs on the terrace and 90,800 pieces of slabs on the circular roads of stone plaque is K650 million in toto, it is learnt.—MNA