11 July 2019
Central Organizing Committee on the Centenary Celebration of University of Yangon held the 1st coordination meeting in the year of 2019 on Wednesday at the Ministry of Education.
Chairperson of the Committee State Counsellor Daw Aung San Suu Kyi stressed the University of Yangon renovation and upgrade to revive as one of the best universities in the world. The State Counsellor highlighted the importance of teaching, learning and research matters including English language proficiency, information and technological development, teaching aid, transportation and also efforts to be a great university with clean and beautiful environment.
She also said the Centenary Celebration should be the one where alumni and today’s students can meet and discuss and called for art and sport inclusion in the celebration. Vice Chairman of the Committee Vice President U Myint Swe explained about the University of Yangon renovation and upgrade master plan with Steering Committee, Software Committee, Hardware Committee and University Charter Committee.
The Vice President stressed security arrangements in the pre and Centenary celebrations and called for cooperation. Secretary of the Committee Union Minister Dr. Myo Thein Gyi explained about arrangements for the Centenary celebration of the University of Yangon including Software and Hardware sectors upgrade.
Also, attendees made general discussions. Chairperson of the Committee State Counsellor Daw Aung San Suu Kyi coordinated the facts presented. The University of Yangon, founded in 1920, is the earliest university in Myanmar and has played an important role in the nation through educating future leaders.
With departments from Anthropology to Zoology the University of Yangon covers all the major subjects in arts and sciences as well as Law.
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