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Taunggu Education College was opened at a ceremony held on Friday.

Vice President U Myint Swe attended the ceremony, and gave a speech. He said current government is carrying out for education reforms. In this process, priorities has been given to emergence of better education system that can treat equal rights to all sort of children, and capacity building of teachers. It also needs to value the language and literature of all national races and to maintain the essence of traditional culture, customs, arts and heritage.

State Counsellor Daw Aung San Suu Kyi hosted a dinner in honour of the visiting British delegation led by Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson at her residence in Nay Pyi Taw on Friday.

The UK Foreign Secretary was on a 3-day visit in Myanmar. He is scheduled to meet with Rakhine State Affairs Commission as well as NGOs in Myanmar.

17th Myanmar traditional medicines practitioners’ conference started in Nay Pyi Taw on Wednesday.

The opening ceremony was graced by Vice President U Myint Swe.

The conference was held with the objectives to develop Myanmar traditional medicines industry, to raise moral characters of Myanmar traditional medicines practitioners and to give the healthcare services to the people with traditional medicines.

Vice President U Henry Van Thio who leads Committee for Farmers Rights, Protection and Interests Promotion and concerned officials on Wednesday visited grape farm in Sal Hteik Village, Yamethin Township of Mandalay Region.

Issues of market, cost and income, production rate, types of grapes, cultivation and farming and need of cold storage facility at Yadana Grape Farm were presented to the Vice President.

The Vice President explained the world’s grape growing, and urged to cooperate with international experts and increase the country’s grape growing.

President U Htin Kyaw on Wednesday visited National Reconciliation and Peace Centre (NRPC) in Nay Pyi Taw.

Working process of the centre, current and future processes under the umbrella of the centre, and preparations for Peace Process Orientation Course as well as for the 2nd 21st Century Panglong conference were presented to the president. Also, preparations for national-level political dialogue in accord with the principles of the nationwide ceasefire agreement (NCA) and Peace Fund were presented.

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