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New Light of Myanmar

Thursday, 28 November, 2013

Union FM meets 93rd Anniversary National Day marked in Moroccan ambassador Nay Pyi Taw

Nay Pyi Taw, 27 Nov—A ceremony was organized to mark the 93rd Anniversary National Day was held at the hall of Pyinmana Basic Education High School No. 1, here, this morning. Also present on the occasion were Chairman of Central Committee for holding the 93rd Anniversary National Day Acting Union Minister for Education Dr Myo Myint, com-

mittee members deputy ministers Brig-Gen Kyaw Zan Myint, Dr San Lwin, Dr Than Aung and U Than Swe, member of Nay Pyi Taw Council U Phone Zaw Han and departmental heads, members of social organizations, teachers and students. The students from Pyinmana BEHS No. 2 sang the song “Pyi Myanmar” to open the ceremony and Pyinmana Township Ad-

ministrator U Hsan Maw read a message sent by the President U Thein Sein. The acting Union minister, deputy ministers and departmental heads presented awards to the students in the essay and poem contests. The ceremony came to an end with “The National Spirit” song sung by the students from Pyinmana BEHS No. 3. After that, the acting

Union minister, deputy ministers Dr Than Aung and U Than Swe and officials also attended a ceremony to mark the 93rd Anniversary National Day at BEHS No. 6 of Zabuthiri Township. The students from BEHS No. 3 (branch) sang a song to open the ceremony and Zabuthiri Township Administrator U Win Shwe read a message sent by the President. (See page 8)

Seikkyi-Khanaungto suspension bridge to narrow rural-urban development gap

Nay Pyi Taw, 27 Nov—Union Minister for Foreign Affairs, U Wunna Maung Lwin received H.E Abdelilah El Housni, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Kingdom of Morocco to the Republic of the Union of My-

anmar, based in Bangkok of Thailand, at his office here yesterday afternoon. They discussed matters relating to further enhancing bilateral relations and cooperation between Myanmar and Morocco. MNA

Allen & Overy law firm shares international legal knowledge Yangon, 27 Nov—Allen & Overy Law Firm together with Mr Timothy Endicott, Principal of Law Department of Oxford University conducted International Finance and Corporate Course (IFCC) at Law Department of Yangon University from 25 to 27 November. The course covers law objectives, due diligence, due diligence-related cases, share purchase, joint venture, introduction to world’s monetary affairs, insurance, PPP and electric power energy contract. It was attended by rectors, pro-rectors, lecturers,

demonstrators, Ph.D candidates, MA (Business Law) students and staff from financial and banking services. “Almost all students can easily understand the subjects as Myanmar law originates from the British laws. That course can help support economic development of the country and bring about more benefits,” part-time professor of Law Department of Yangon University Dr Daw Than Nwe said. Allen & Overy legal firm has scheduled to conduct one-day course in Dagon University tomorrow.—MNA

Slight earthquake hits inside Myanmar

Seikkyi-Khanaungto suspension bridge in Yangon Region allowed traffic as of 14 August and its opening ceremony was held today. I had a chance to see the illuminated new bridge yesterday night. Before construction of the bridge, local people used to use motorized boats on which their livelihoods and transports of their goods exclusively depended. In order to end public transport constraints, thereby narrowing rural-urban development

gap, Yangon Region Public Works of the Ministry of Construction under the supervision of Yangon Region government started construction of the suspension bridge on February, 2012 to be able to reach Seikkyi-Khanaungto from Hlinethaya via Twantay within a short period of time, U Win Zaw, deputy superintending engineer of Special Group (1), said. The steel structure suspension bridge is 1680 feet long and 30 feet wide. It has a 24 feet wide motor road

Signboard bearers for 27th SEA Games announced Nay Pyi Taw, 27 Nov—Dress rehearsal for opening of the 27th SEA Games will be held at Wunna Theikdhi Sports Complex, here, at 5.30 pm tomorrow. Eleven signboard bearers have been announced by Preparation and Train-

ing Committee for opening and closing ceremonies of the 27th SEA Games under the Ministry of Culture. They are Ma Chaw Su Linn Phyu Thant (Brunei), Ma Yun Yati Myat (Cambodia), Ma Poe Ei Tun (Laos), Ma Kyi Tyar Bo (Indonesia), Ma Ei

Byline & Photo: Saw Thein Win flanked by three-foot pedestrian lanes on both sides. Its clearance area under the bridge is 40 feet high and 422 feet wide and it can withstand 36-ton of loads. The bridge has been opened to public transport since 14 August, 2013, allowing various kinds of vehicles, motorbikes and bicycles. Kyemon: 27-11-2013 Trs: YM Sat Mon (Malaysia), Ma Swe Swe Aung (the Philippines), Ma Khin Oo Thar (Singapore), Ma Nann Htet Htet Aung, (Thailand), Ma Mi Kyawt Kyawt Khaing (Timor-Leste), Ma Myat Kyawt Khaing (Vietnam) and Ma Eindra Thiri Ko Ko (Myanmar) and Ma May Thinzar Win and Ma Aye Thanda Moe are held in reserve. MNA

Nay Pyi Taw, 27 Nov— A slight earthquake of magnitude 4.0 Richter Scale with its epicenter inside Myanmar (about 20 miles north of Thabeikkyin), about 80 miles

north of Mandalay seismological observatory was recorded at 18 hrs 11 min 30 sec M.S.T today, announced the Meteorology and Hydrology Department.—NLM

12 days to XXVII SEA m Games

As a gesture of hailing XXVII SEA Games, mascots of the SEA Games and State flags of ASEAN countries erected at Nay Pyi Taw Zoological Gardens on 26 November to attract visitors to the SEA Games. MMAL-Maung Lwin (Tatkon)

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