SAC member attends kick-off ceremony for golf tourney marking 76th Shan State Day

Ministry of Information/ Naypyitaw / February 04, 2023

AN opening event of the golf tournament commemorating the 76th Shan State Day in 2023 was held in Taunggyi at 7 am yesterday.

Shan State Chief Minister U Aung Zaw Aye expressed in his opening remarks that the golf tournament was held with the objectives of ensuring Myanmar’s golf standards were raised, building up friendship among golfers, developing golf in Shan State in coordination with the Myanmar Golf Federation and play golf in line with rules and regulations.

Then, SAC member Dr Kyaw Tun, the Shan state chief minister and officials opened the golf competition. They also greeted competing golf teams cordially and watched the opening day of the competition.

In the evening, SAC member Dr Kyaw Tun attended the 15th Myanmar traditional Htamane competition led by the Shan State government at Awayya Konethaya hot air balloon field in Taunggyi.

The SAC member, the state chief minister, the chief justice of the state high court, the deputy commander of Eastern Command and the state minister for social affairs ceremonially opened the event.

A total of 101 teams from wards in Taunggyi, Ayethaya, and Shwenyaung, districts and townships in Shan State and departments took part in the Htamane competition.



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Yangon Region Government / September 30, 2021

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Yangon Region Government / September 30, 2021

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MoH Union Minister holds coordination meeting on RDT use for international flight passengers, inspects preparations at Yangon International Airport

Ministry of Information/ Naypyitaw / April 29, 2022

UNION Minister for Health Prof Dr Thet Khaing Win presided over a coordination meeting on plans to change into an RDT system for international flights on 27 April.

During the meeting, the Union minister said the infection rate of COVID-19 has declined in most regional countries, including Myanmar. Specific activities are also prioritized systematically to ease COVID-19 rules and regulations as the COVID-19 vaccine coverage becomes high.

The government also arranged to ensure the reopening of international flights and systematic COVID-19 health rules for the tourist and Myanmar citizen arrivals to develop the country’s global tourism industry.

He also talked about the declining positive cases among the passengers in commercial flights and relief flights, challenges in the resumption of commercial aviation, and the COVID19 Antigen Rapid Diagnostic Test (RDT) to save time and money for flight passengers.

Then, meeting attendees discussed proper services for passengers, plans to change into RDT (draft) and current challenges during the resumption of international flights, visas, health insurance, collection of Myanmar kyats for RDT test, preparations to avoid mass gatherings in RDT test section at the airport, taking swab samples, quality RDT test kits and other matters.

The Union minister instructed necessary things and concluded the meeting.

The Union minister and relevant officials inspected the preparations to conduct COVID-19 tests using RDT on the passengers of regular international flights at Yangon International Airport yesterday.

During the inspection tour, the Union minister instructed officials to systematically collect data from passengers, swab samples, the opening of more swab counters to avoid mass gathers while waiting for their test results, establish an exchange counter, welfare of airport staff and disease control activities when the results show positive.

The Ministry of Health allowed the international flights starting 17-4-2022 as per COVID-19 health rules under the COVID-19 Central Committee on Prevention, Control and Treatment and decided to use RDT at the Yangon International Airport soon to save the cost as the infection rate drops.