3 June 2019
Union Minister for Information Dr. Pe Myint met officials from the Myanmar Motion Picture Organization in Yangon on Sunday.
The meeting was to discuss the centenary celebration of the Myanmar Motion Picture Day. The Union Minister said the Ministry has always supported the celebration of the Myanmar Motion Picture Day – the celebration event will be in a grand scale if other ministries and organizations would take part. He also stressed that the ministry would discuss and collect ideas to urge the other ministries and organizations to participate in the centenary celebration. For the celebration in October 2020, plans are underway to form a committee with representatives from Ministry of Information, Yangon Region Government and Myanmar Motion Picture Organization.
The first meeting for the centenary celebration was held in Yangon on the 18th of May with the presence of the Union Minister for Information, Yangon Region Chief Minister and representatives from Myanmar Motion Picture Organization, partnership organizations, artistes and invited guests from different fields of the film industry.