8 March 2023
Chairman of State Administration Council Prime Minister Senior General Min Aung Hlaing accompanied by wife Daw Kyu Kyu Hla, members of entourage, Shan State Chief Minister, Commander of Eastern Command paid homage to the Inle PhaungDawOo pagoda in NyaungShwe Township, Shan State (South) in the afternoon on Wednesday.
First, the chairman of pagoda board of trustee, departmental officials and township elders welcome the SAC chairman and party. Next, the flowers, water, and gold leaves were offered to the Buddha image in he pagoda by the SAC Chairman Prime Minister and signed on the guest book of the pagoda.
Then, the SAC Chairman and wife offered cash donation for the all-round renovation works of the pagoda and the chairman and members of pagoda board of trustee and accepted and presented Dhamma gifts.
Afterward, SAC Chairman Prime Minister and entourage paid obeisance to the PhaungDawOo pagoda Sayadaw in Sein and Mya monastery at the precinct of the pagoda and offered offertories and cash donation.
Then, the prime minister inquired the status of the health of the Sayadawgyi, supplicated necessaries for the long term sustainability of the pagoda and took the suggestions and advices from the Sayadaw.
Later, the prime minister looked round the shop stalls selling the regional traditional handicraft products and traditional garments and instructed to provide the necessary technical assistance to produce and sell the better quality products, to implement One Village One Product scheme and to carry out for the local and international visitors to visit Inle region happily and peace in mind during the summer holiday period.
Afterward, the SAC Chairman Prime Minister and party looked around the Inle lake by mechanized boats and inspected the status of the development of Inle region and to conserve the natural environment.
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